Avicenna's "Shafa" to be Published

The Persian translation of the book "Shafa", masterpiece of the great Persian philosopher, Avicenna along with its Arabic text will be published by the Hekmat Publishers.

The book's translator is Ebrahim Dadjoo, a PH.D student of philosophy at Tehran University. The necessity of classical Islamic philosophy despite its importance has been long forgotten.


Dadjoo has recently translated the work of the great German philosopher Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz's "Discourse on Metaphysics".


Prior to this, some parts of "Shafa" had been included in the book entitled "Borhan Shafa", translated by Dr. Mahdi Qavam Safari into Persian and published by Fekr-e Rooz Publishers.


Avicenna (980-1037), known to the Muslim world as Ibn Sina, Iranian Islamic philosopher and physician, born near Bukhara (now in Uzbekistan). The son of a government official, Avicenna studied medicine and philosophy in Bukhara



Source: MEHR News Agency



Jul 24, 2003 13:34
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