"Avicenna" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Ibn Sina/Avicenna

    leading eminent scholar’ (al-Shayk al Ra’is). Discuss the significance of his philosophical ideas with special focus on his distinction between his essence and existence‚ and its role in his proof for God as the necessary existent.’ Ibn Sina‚ or Avicenna‚ born 980 AD‚ was a leading polymath of many subjects; many of his theories are still renowned today; 240 of (approximately) 450 works can authentically be attributed to him‚ contributing to mainly medicine and philosophy‚ but also astronomy‚ physics

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  • St. Augustine and Avicenna

    Susan Riegler PHH 4200 January 15‚ 2009 St. Augustine and Avicenna St Augustine and Avicenna both believe in the existence of the one true eternal God. They both believe that God is the creator of all things and that He is greater than all of His creation. Both Augustine and Avicenna also see God as an unchanging and incorruptible entity. However‚ in spite of all of their similarities‚ Avicenna and Augustine differ significantly in their philosophies of the existence of God. St. Augustine

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  • Canon of Medicine

    Medicine and pharmacologyThe book is known for its description of contagious diseases and sexually transmitted diseases‚[46] quarantine to limit the spread of infectious diseases‚ and testing of medicines. Ibn Sīnā adopted‚ from the Greeks‚ the theory that epidemics are caused by pollution in the air (miasma).[47] It classifies and describes diseases‚ and outlines their assumed causes. Hygiene‚ simple and complex medicines‚ and functions of parts of the body are also covered. The Canon agrees with Aristotle (and

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  • The Great Muslim Scientist of All the Time

    on mathematics‚ but on language as well. The word algebra is derived from al-jabr‚ one of the two operations used to solve quadratic equations‚ as described in his book. For complete intro: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Khwarizmi Avicenna Avicenna was a Persian polymath and the foremost physician and Islamic philosopher of his time. He was also an astronomer‚ chemist‚ Hafiz‚ logician‚ mathematician‚ physicist‚ poet‚ psychologist‚ scientist‚ Sheikh‚ soldier‚ statesman and theologian.

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  • Islamic Scholars: People That We, Muslims Should Look Up to.

    Arabic linguistics‚ mathematics‚ philosophy‚ logic and others. Muqadimmah was his famous written work other than Al-Ibbar and Al-Ta’rif. He has contributed in many fields especially economy. 2) Ibn Sina (Avicenna) Abu Ali Hussein Bin Abdullah Bin Hassan Bin Ali Bin Sina or also known as Avicenna in the western world was born in Bukhara in 980 or 370 Hijri. He is known for his exceptional ability in medicine. Early years of his life‚ he had memorized the Holy Quran and lauded as a child prodigy. From

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  • Pediatrics: New Medical Specialty

    to child care.[1] The Byzintines also built brephotrophia‚ "baby shelters‚"or "children’s hospitals."[1]Islamic writers served as a bridge for Greco-Roman and Byzantine medicine and added ideas of their own especially Haly Abbas‚ Serapion‚ Rhazes‚ Avicenna‚ and Averroes‚ The Persian scholar and doctor al-Razi (865–925) published a short treatise on diseases among children.[3] The first printed book on pediatrics was in Italian (1472) – Bagallarder’s Little Book on Disease in Children.[4]Paulus Bagellardus

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  • The Book Thief By Markus Zusak

    The death of a loved one can break the heart forever‚ when people die it chips away little by little at the wall put up around the heart until there is nothing left but the exposed‚ helpless‚ beating heart. This is what happens to young Liesel Meminger in the novel the Book Thief by Markus Zusak. As the Liesel and her brother make their way toward their new home‚ Liesel awakes from her sleep to find the life of her brother taken away as he turns white like stone and becomes lifeless. Liesel and

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  • Critical Thinking

    fairness also characterize critical thinking. It means that a critical thinker also shows good internal values besides thinking outside the box only. Critical thinking is used by almost everyone. Many great and famous philosophers including Al-Kindi‚ Avicenna and Ibn Rushd even apply critical thinking in their lives. They have used it to help them in their methods‚ works and ideas. In this assignment we will know more about the background of these people and how they use it . We will also see on how critical

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    Hippocrates (460-370 BCE) devised a theory about bodily health. This was that good health depended on a balance of the humours (bodily fluids) and disease occurred when the humours were unbalanced. The theory described a systematic and rational approach based on the balance between the bodily fluids which were named the Four Humours: blood‚ yellow bile‚ black bile and phlegm. If the patient had too much of one or other of these the fluids became unbalanced and disease resulted. Different diseases

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  • The Golden Age of Islam

    The golden age of Islamic (and/or Muslim) art lasted from 750 to the 16th century‚ when ceramics‚ glass‚ metalwork‚ textiles‚ illuminated manuscripts‚ and woodwork flourished. Lustrous glazing was an Islamic contribution to ceramics. Islamic luster-painted ceramics were imitated by Italian potters during the Renaissance. Manuscript illumination developed into an important and greatly respected art‚ and portrait miniature painting flourished in Persia. Calligraphy‚ an essential aspect of written Arabic

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