Islamo-Biblica in Arabic-Islamic gnomological traditions, wisdom literatures.


Islamo-Biblica in Arabic-Islamic philosophy, gnomological traditions and wisdom literatures : Bibliographies.

Stephen Lambden

Reference works and Select Bibliographies.

Unsorted 2009-10. Under revision. In progress - last revised 14-12-2016.

Select Reference works.

  • Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 8 vols. New York: Macmillan, 1967. *
  • Paulys Real-Encyclopädie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft. Ed. G. Wissowa, W. Kroll, and K. Mittelhaus. Stuttgart: J. B. Metzler, 1894-1970; Munich: A. Druckenmuller, 1973-74.
  • Brill's New Pauly.  Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, Antiquity. Vols. 1-20. Leiden-Boston: Brill, 200X=X + Supplement vols. * The Brill’s New Pauly: Encyclopaedia of the Ancient World "was published between 2002 and 2014 in 28 volumes (15 volumes in the main series on "Antiquity"; 5 volumes in the secondary series on "Classical Tradition"; an index volume for each of these series; and 6 Supplements). The index to Pauly–Wissowa is available on CD-ROM."
  • See:

Audi, Robert, ed.

  • The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Endress, Gerhard, and Gutas, Dimitri.

  • A Greek and Arabic Lexicon: Materials for a Dictionary of the Medieval Translations from Greek into Arabic. Handbuch der Orientalistík Abt. l : Der Nahe und Mittlere Osten 11. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1992- .

Evangeliou, Christos C.

  • The Hellenic Philosophy: Between Europe, Asia and Africa. Studies on Ancient Greek and Islamic Philosophy. Binghamton, N.Y.: Institute of Global Cultural Studies, 1997.

Seyyed Hossein Nasr and Oliver Leaman ( eds.)

  • History of Islamic philosophy.  Routledge, 1995.*
  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Philosophy.  London: Routledge, 1998. *

Sharif, M.M.

  • A History of Muslim Philosophy. 2 vols., Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1963-66.*

Urmson, J. O.

  • The Greek Philosophical Vocabulary. London: Duckworth, 1990.

West, M. L.

  • Early Greek Philosophy and the Orient. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971.*

Islamic Philosophy (General).

Afnan, Soheil.

  • A Philosophical Lexicon in Persian and Arabic. Beirut: Dar E1-Mashreq, [1968].*

Alon, Hai.

  • Socrates in Mediaeval Arabic Literature. Islamic Philosophy, Theology, and Science, Texts and Studies 10. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1991.*

Badawĩ, 'Abd al-Raḥmān,

  • ed. al-Aflaţunîya al-Muhdatha 'inda 'l-'Arab. 2nd ed.; Kuwait: Wikalat al-Matbū'āt, 1977.
  • ed., Commentaires sur Aristote perdus en Grec et autres épitres. Recherches de l'Institut de Lettres Orientales de Beyrouth, N.S. A. Langue Arabe et Pensée Islamique 1. Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, 1971.
  •  "New Philosophical Texts Lost in Greek and Preserved in Arabic Translations." In Morewedge, ed. Islamic Philosophical Theology, pp. 3-13.

Barnes, Jonathan.

  • The Presocratic Philosophers. The Arguments of the Philosophers. Revised edition; London: Routledge, 1982.

Bidez, Joseph, and Cumont, Franz.

  • Les mages hellénisés: Zoroastre, Ostaneš et Hystaspe. 2 vols. Paris: Société d'Éditions "Les Belles Lettres," 1938.*

Blackburn, Simon.

  • The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford Uni voi sity Press, 1994.

de Boer, T. J.

  • The History of Philosophy in Islam, Paris: P. Geuthner, 1921-1926.

Bürgel, J.-Ch.

  •  "A New Arabic Quotation from Plato's Phaido and Its Relation to a Persian Version of the Phaido." Actos do IV Congresso de Estudos Arabes e Islâmicos (Lisbon: 1968 [1971]), pp. 281-90.

 Dancy, Jonathan, and Sosa, Ernest, eds.

  • A Companion to Epistemology. Blackwell Companions to Philosophy 3. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1992.

Fakhry, Majid.

  • Fakhry, Majid. A History of Islamic Philosophy. Studies in Oriental Culture 5. 2nd ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1983. *
  • Philosophy, Dogma, and the Impact of Greek Thought In Islam. London: Variorum, 1994.
  • A History of Islamic Philosophy, Columbia University Press, 1983. *

Grant, Edward.

  • Studies in Medieval Science and Natural Philosophy. London: Variorum Reprints, 1981

Gutas, Dimitri.

  • Greek Wisdom Literature in Arabic Translation: A Study of the Graeco-Arabic Gnomologia. New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society, 1975.

Guttenplan, Samuel, ed.

  • A Companion to the Philosophy of Mind. Blackwell Companions to Philosophy 5. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1994.

Hadas, Moses, and Smith, Morton,

  • Heroes and Gods: Spiritual Biographies in Antiquity. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.

Honderich, Ted, ed.

  • The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Houráni, George F., ed.

  • Essays on Islamic Philosophy and Science. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1975.

Marmura, M., ed.  CHECK

  • Islamic Theology and Philosophy. Albany: SUNY Press, 1984.

Morewedge, Parviz, ed.,

  • Islamic Philosophical Theology. Studies in Islamic Philosophy and Science. Albany: State Unversity of New York Press, 1979.
  • Islamic Philosophy and Mysticism. Studies in Islamic Philosophy and Science. Delmar, N.Y.: Caravan Books, 1981.
  • ed. Islamic Philosophical Theology. Albany: SUNYPress, 1979.

Corbin, H., in collaboration with S.H. Nasr, and O. Yahya 

  • Historie de la philosophie islamique. Paris: Gallimard, 1964.*
  • Trans.

Some Major Philosophers and Philosophical Movements.

Presocratics and the Pythagoreans.

Guthrie, Kenneth Sylvan, ed.

  • The Pythagorean Sourcebook and Library. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Phanes Press, 1988.

Gorman, Peter,

  • Pythagoras, A Life. London, Boston, Henley,: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd., 1979.*

Guthrie, W. K. C.

  • A History of Greek Philosophy. Vol. 1 : The Earlier Presocratics and the Pythagoreans.
  • Vol. 2: The Presocratic Tradition from Parmenides to Democritus.
  • Vol. 5: The Later Plato and the Academy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1962- .

Ibn al-Ţayyib.

  • Produs' Commentary on the Pythagorean Golden Verses: Arabic Text and Translation. Edited and translated by Neil Linley. Arethusa Monographs 10. N.p., n.d.

Miskawayh, Abu 'Alî Ahmad b. Muhammad.

  • Al-Hikma al-Khālida: Jawîdãn Khi-rad. Edited by 'Abd al-Rahmān Badawï. Dirāsāt Islamĩya 13; Cairo: al-Nahda al-Mişrîya, 1952.

O'Meara, Dominic J.

  • Pythagoras Revived: Mathematics and Philosophy in Late Antiquity. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.*

Naşr, S.H.

  • An Introduction to Islamic Cosmological Doctrine. New York, SUNY, 1993.*

Rahman, F.

  • Prophecy in Islam: Philosophy and Orthodoxy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.*
  • The Philosophy of Mullā Sadra. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press, 1976.*
  • Essence and Existence in Avicenna. Vol. 4, Medieval and Renaisance Studies. London: Warburg Institute, 1958.

Rosenthal, Franz.

  • The Classical Heritage in Islam. Trans. Emile and Jenny Marmorstein. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975.*
  • Science and Medicine in Islam. Aldershot, Hampshire: Variorum, 1990.
  • "The Symbolism of the Tabula Cebitis according to Abu'l-Faraj Ibn al-Ţayyib." In Recherches d'islamologie: Recueil d'articles offert à G. Anawati et L. Gardet par leurs collègues et amis. Louvain, 1977, pp. 273-83.

Rowson, Everett K.

  •  A Muslim Philosopher on the Soul and Its Fate. American Oriental Séries 70. New Haven: American Oriental Society, 1988.


  • The Poem of Empedocles: A Text and Translation with an Introduction. Ed. and trans. Brad Inwood. Phoenix Presocratics 3. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992..

Kingsley, Peter.

  • Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic: Empedocles and Pythagorean Tradition. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995.

Hermes and Hermetic Philosophy

Kim, Jaegwon, and Sosa, Ernest, eds.

  • A Companion to Metaphysics. Blackwell Companions to Philosophy 6. Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1995.

Fowden, Garth.

  • The Egyptian Hermes: A Historical Approach to the Late Pagan Mind. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Corrected printing: Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993.*


  • In Aristotelis Categorias Commentrius. In Commentarla in Aristotelem Graeca. Vol. 4, part 4.


  • Die Doxographie des Pseudo-Ammonias: Ein Beitrag zur neuplatonischen Überlieferung im Islam. Ed. and trans. Ulrich Rudolph. Deutsche morgenländische Gesellschaft, Abhandlungen für Kunde des Morgenlandes 49.1; Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1989.

Plato and Neoplatonism

  • al-Muthul al-'Aqllya al-Aflaţunlya. Ed. 'Abd al-Rahmān Badawï. Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale du Caire, Textes et Traductions d'Auteurs Orientaux 12. Cairo: Dar al-Kutub al-Mişriya, 1947.
  • Plato's Cosmology: The Timaeus of Plato. Trans. Francis Cornford. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1937.

Baine-Harris, R,

  • ed. 1976 The Significance of Neoplatonism.  Norfolk Virginia, International Society for Neoplatonic Studies, 1976.*

Cleary, John J.

  • ed. The Perennial Tradition of Neoplatonism. Leuven University Press,1997.  (xxxiv+578pp). *

Findlay, J. N.

  • Plato: The Written and Unwritten Doctrines. International Library of Philosophy and the Scientific Method. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1974.

Lloyd, A. C.

  • The Anatomy of Neoplatonism. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990.
  •  "Neoplatonic Logic and Aristotelian Logic." Phronesis 1.1 (Nov. 1955): 59-72; 1.2 (May 1956): 146֊60.

Long, A. A., and Sedley, D. N.

  • The Hellenistic Philosophers. 2 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987.*

Sambursky, Shmuel.

  • The Concept of Place in Late Neoplatonism: Texts with Translation, Introduction, and Notes. Jerusalem: Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1982.


  • Commentarla in Aristotelem Graeca. Academiae Litterarum Regiae Borussicae. Berlin: Georgii Reimen, 1882-1909.
    The Complete Works of Aristotle: The Revised Oxford Translation. Bollingen Series 71.2. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984.
  • Pseudo-Aristotle. The Apple, or Aristotle's Death (De Porno sive De Morte Aristotilis). Trans. Mary F. Rousseau. Mediaeval Philosophical Texts in Translation 18. Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 1968.
  • "The Book of the Apple Ascribed to Aristotle Edited in Persian and English." Ed. D. S. Margoliouth. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society n.s. 24 (1892): 187-252.

Theologia Aristotelis ("Theology of Aristotle") =Ar. Uthūlūjiyā Arisṭāṭālīs] 

أثولوجيا  أرسطاطاليس

Actually an Arabic paraphrase of parts of the Enneads of Plotinus with other materials... There are at least two versions or recensions of the  so-called `Theology of Aristotle'...: 

"The so-called Theology of Aristotle is the longest, and most famous, text to preserve an Arabic version of the Enneads of Plotinus. The Theology is split into ten sections (each called a mimar, a Syriac word for ‘chapter’). It also has, at its beginning, a preface and some mysterious ‘headings’ which seem to itemize points drawn from a stretch of Enneads IV.4. The preface begins with an important statement of the provenance of the text, and is the source for the title Theology of Aristotle. " Extract from the SEP - See further

Adamson, Peter S.

  • Arabic Plotinus: A Philosophical Study of the 'Theology of Aristotle', London, Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd. 2002. ISBN 0715631632
  • The Arabic Plotinus: a Philosophical Study of the “Theology of Aristotle”, London: Duckworth. Adamson, P., 2004a
  • “Non-Discursive Thought in Avicenna's Commentary on the Theology of Aristotle,” in J. McGinnis (ed.), Interpreting Avicenna: Science and Philosophy in Medieval Islam, Leiden: Brill, 2004 pp. 87–111.
  • “Correcting Plotinus: Soul's Relationship to Body in Avicenna's Commentary on the Theology of Aristotle”, in P. Adamson, H. Baltussen and M.W.F. Stone (eds.), Philosophy, Science and Exegesis in Greek, Arabic and Latin Commentaries, London: Institute of Classical Studies, vol. 2 (2004) 59–75.

Aouad, M., 1989,

  •   “La ‘Théologie d'Aristote’ et autres textes du Plotinus Arabus,” in Dictionnaire des Philosophes antiques I, edited by R. Goulet, Paris: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 541–590.

Baidawi, `Abd al-Rahman 

  • 1947a, Plotinus apud Arabes, Cairo: Dirasa Islamiyya. Badawi, A.,
  • 1947b, Aristu ‘inda al-‘Arab, Cairo: Dirasa Islamiyya.  1947.
  • Aflūṭīn ind al-`Arab. Cairo: 1955. pp. 1-164.

Bucur, C. and Bucur, B. G.,

  • “‘The Place of Splendor and Light’: Observations on the Paraphrasing of Enn 4.8.1 in the Theology of Aristotle,” Le Muséon 119 (2006)  271–92.

D'Ancona, C.

  • 1991, “Per un Profilo Filosofico dell'Autore della ‘Theologia di Aristotele,’” Medioevo 17: 82–134.
  • 1992, “La doctrine de la création ‘mediante intelligentia’ dans le Liber de Causis et dans ses sources,” Revue des sciences philosophiques et théologiques 76, 209–233. Reprinted in D'Ancona Costa (1995), 73–96.
  • 1993, “Il tema della ‘docta ignorantia’ nel neoplatonismo arabo. Un contributo all'analisi delle fonti di ‘Teologia di Aristotele,’ mimar II,” in Concordia Discors: Studi offerti a Giovanni Santinello, Padua: Editrice Antenore, 3–22.
  • 1995, Recherches sur le Liber de Causis, Paris: Vrin.
  • 1997, “Divine and Human Knowledge in the Plotiniana Arabica,” The Perennial Tradition of Neoplatonism, edited by J. L. Cleary, Leuven: Leuven University Press, 419–442.
  • 1999, “Porphyry, Universal Soul and the Arabic Plotinus,” Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 9: 47–88.
  • 2001, “Pseudo-Theology of Aristotle, Chapter I: Structure and Composition,” Oriens 36: 78–112.
  • 2003a, “The Timaeus Model for Creation and Providence. An Example of Continuity and Adaptation in Early Arabic Philosophical Literature,” in G.J. Reydams-Schils (ed.), Plato's Timaeus as Cultural Icon, Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 206–37.
  • D'Ancona, C. (ed.), 2003b, Plotino, La discesa dell'anima nei corpi (Enn. IV 8[6]), Padua: Il Poligrafo.

Fenton, P.,

  • 1986, “The Arabic and Hebrew Versions of the Theology of Aristotle,” in Kraye et al. (1986), 241–264.

Dieterici, Friedrich,

  •  Die sogenannte Theologie des Aristoteles aus arabischen Handschriften zum ersten Mai heraus-gegeben. Leipzig, 1882

Endress, G.,

  •  1973, Proclus Arabus: Zwanzig Abschnitte aus der Institutio Theologica in arabischer Übersetzung, Beirut: Orient-Institut der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft.

Fenton, Paul

  • Paul Fenton, "The Arabic and Hebrew Versions of the The Theology of Aristotle" in Pseudo-Aristotle in the Middle Ages: The ‘Theology’ and Other Texts, Jill Kraye, Charles B. Schmitt and W. F. Ryan,  London, 1986.

Gutas, Dimitri,

  • Greek thought, Arabic culture : the Graeco-Arabic translation movement in Baghdad and early ʻAbbāsid society (2nd-4th/8th-10th centuries),  London, Routledge, 1998.
  • "The Spurious and the Authentic in the Arabic Lives of Aristotle." In Kraye et al., eds. Pseudo-Aristotle, pp. 15-35.
  • 2007, “The Text of the Arabic Plotinus. Prolegomena to a Critical Edition,” in C. D'Ancona (ed.), Libraries of the Neoplatonists, Leiden: Brill (2007), 371–84.

Ibn Babuwayh al-Qumi.

  • Extract in `Uyun Akhbar al-Rida'   Cf. GAL I:187..

Kraemer, J.,

  • 1986, Philosophy in the Renaissance of Islam: Abu Sulayman al-Sijistani and his Circle, Leiden: Brill. Kraye, J. et al. (eds.), 1986, Warburg Institute Surveys and texts XI: Pseudo-Aristotle in the Middle Ages, London: Warburg Institute.

Kraye, Jill; Ryan, W. F.; and Schmitt, C. B., eds.

  • Pseudo-Aristotle in the Middle Ages. Warburg Institute Surveys and Texts 11. London: The Warburg Institute, 1986.

Lewis, Geoffrey.

  • `Der Plotinianis Arabicis' in Plotini Opera tommus II,  Enneades IV-VI ed. Paul Henry and Hans-Rudolf Schwyzer, (Paris and Bruxelles, 1959), xxvi-xxxvi.

Kraye, Jill; Ryan, W. F.; and Schmitt, C. B., eds.

  • Pseudo-Aristotle in the Middle Ages. Warburg Institute Surveys and Texts 11. London: The Warburg Institute, 1986.

Peters, F. E.

  • Aristotle and the Arabs: The Aristotelian Tradition in Islam. New York: New York University Press; and London: University of London, 1968.*

  • Aristoteles Arabus: The Oriental Translations and Commentaries on the Aristotelian Corpus. New York University Department of Classics Monographs on Mediterranean Antiquity. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1968. Review by H. Daiber, Gnomon 42 (1970): 538-47.*

  • "Hermes and Harran: The Roots of Arab-Islamic Occultism." In Michel M. Mazzaoui and Vera B. Moreen, eds., Intellectual Studies on Islam: Essays Written in Honor of Martin B. Dickson. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990, pp. 185-215.
  • "The Origins of Islamic Platonism: The School Tradition." In Morewedge, ed., Islamic Philosophical Theology, pp. \4-45.
    Plato. Aflāļūn fi 'l-Islām. Edited by 'Abd al-Rahman Badawĩ. Wisdom of Persia 13; Tehran: McGill University Institute of Islamic Studies, 1974.*

Pinès, Shlomo

  • `La longue récension de la Théologie d'Aristote dans ses rapports avec la doctrine ismaélienne' in Revue des études Islamiques 22 (1954) 7-20.
  • Pinès, S., 1954, “La Longue Recension del la Théologie d'Aristote dans ses rapports avec la doctrine ismaélienne,” Revue des études islamiques, 22, 7–20.

Rizvi, S.,

  • 2007, “(Neo)Platonism Revived in the Light of the Imams: Qadi Sa‘id al-Qummi and (d. AH 1107/AD 1696) and his Reception of the Theologia Aristotelis,” in P. Adamson, Classical Arabic Philosophy: Sources and Reception, London: Warburg Institute, 176–207.

Rowson, E.K.,

  • “The Theology of Aristotle and Some Other Pseudo-Aristotelian Texts Reconsidered,” Journal of the American Oriental Society 112 (1992), 478–484.

Rosenthal, F.,

  • “Ash-Shayh al-Yûnânî and the Arabic Plotinus Source,” Orientalia 21 (1952), 461–92; 22 (1953), 370–400; 24 (1955), 42–66.

Henry, P. and Schwyzer, H.-R. (eds.), 1959,

  • Plotini Opera, Tomus II: Enneades IV-V, Paris and Brussels: Desclée de Brouwer, 1959.
  • The above "Contains an English translation by G. Lewis of nearly all the Arabic Plotinus materials, facing the Greek edition of the source passages in the Greek original." (so the  SEP.)

 Sorabji, Richard.

  • "The Ancient Commentators on Aristotle." In Sorabji, ed., Aristotle Transformed.*
  •  ed. Aristotle Transformed: The Ancient Commentators and Their Influence. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1990.*

Stern, S. M.

  • EI2, s.v. "Anbaduķlīs." *
  • “Ibn Hasdây's Neoplatonist: A Neoplatonic Treatise and its Influence on Isaac Israeli and the Longer Version of the Theology of Aristotle,” Oriens  (1961) 23–4, 58–120. Reprinted in Stern, Medieval Arabic and Hebrew Thought, London: Variorum, 1983.
  • "Ibn Masaira, Follower of Pseudo-Empedocles—An Illusion." In Actas, 4 Congresso de Estudos Arabes e Islâmicos, Coimbra—Lisboa 1968. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1971, pp. 325-37. Reprinted in S. M. Stern, Medieval Arabic and Hebrew Thought, chap. v.

Taylor, R.C., 1998,

  • “Aquinas, the Plotiniana Arabica and the Metaphysics of Being and Actuality,” Journal of the History of Ideas 59, 241–264.
  • Thillet, P., 1971, “Indices Porphyriens dans la Théologie d'Aristote,” in Le Néoplatonisme, Paris: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 293–302.

Vajda, G.,

  • 1951, “Les notes d'Avicenne sur la ‘Théologie d'Aristote’,” Revue Thomiste 51, 346–406.

Wakelnig, E.,

  •  2006, Feder, Tafel, Mensch. al-‘Amiris Kitab al-Fusul fi l-Ma‘alim al-ilahiya und die arabische Proklos-Rezeption im 10. Jh., Leiden: Brill.

Zimmerman, F.W.,

  • "The Origins of the So-Called Theology of Aristotle." In Kraye et al., eds. Pseudo-Aristotle, pp. 110-240.
  • 1986, “The Origins of the So-Called Theology of Aristotle,” in Kraye et al. (1986), 110–240.
  • 1994, “Proclus Arabus Rides Again,” Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 4, 9–51.


  • The Tabula of Cebes. Edited and translated by John T. Fitzgerald and L. Michael White. Society of Biblical Literature Texts and Translations 24, Graeco-Roman Religion Series 7; Chico, Calif.: Scholars Press, 1983.

Diogenes Laertius.

  • Lives of the Eminent Philosophers. Trans. R. D. Hicks. 2 vols. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1925.


  • Neuplatonische Pythagorica in arabischem Gewände: Der Kommentar des lamblichus zu den Carmina aurea: Ein verlorener griechischer Text in arabischer Überlieferung. Ed. Hans Daiber. Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademies van Wetenschappen Verhandelingen, Afdeling Letterkunde, Nieuwe Reeks, Deel 161; Amsterdam: 1995.

Pseudo-Plutarch / Aetius.

Aetius,Aëtius, or Aetios (Ἀέτιος) [Pseudo-Plutarch]

  • Περὶ τῶν ἀρεσκόντων φιλοσόφοις φυσικῶν δογμάτων, "The Opinions of the Philosophers".
  • Aetius Arabus: Die Vorsokratiker in arabischer Überlieferung. Edited by Hans Daiber. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1980.


  • Picatrix: Das Ziel des Weisen von Pseudo-Magati. Trans. Hell-mutt Ritter and Martin Plessner. Studies of the Warburg Institute 27. London: Warburg Institute, 1962.
  • Das Ziel des Weisen [Ghãyat al-Haklm]. Ed. Hellmut Ritter. Studien der Bibliothek Warburg 12.1. Berlin: B. G. Teubner, 1933.


  • Commentaire sur les Catégories. Translated by Ph. Hoffman. Philosophia Antiqua 50.1. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1990. In Aristotelis Categorias Commentarium. Ed. C. Kalbfleisch. Commentario in Aristotelem Graeca. Vol. 8.

Apollonius of Tyana.

Pseudo-Apollonius of Tyana.

  • Buch über das Geheimniss der Schöpfung und die Darstellung der Natur (Buch der Ursachen) [Sirr al-Khalîqa]. Ed. Ursula Weisser. Sources and Studies in the History of Arabic-Islamic Science, Natural Sciences Series 1. Aleppo: Institute for the Study of Arabic Science, 1979.
  • Daş "Buch über das Geheimnis der Schöpfung" von Pseudo-Apollonios von Tyana.trans. Ursula Weisser. Ars Medica. Texte und Untersuchungen zu Quellenkunde der Alten Medizin III. Arabische Medizin 2. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1980. Abridged translation of Sirr al-Khalïqa.

Select Islamic Philosophers


  • Alfarabi՝ s Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle [Tahsil al-Sa'āda, Falsafat Aflātūn, Falsafat Arista]. Translated by Muhsin Mahdi. Agora Paperback Editions; rev. ed. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1969.
  • Kitāb al-Jam' bayna Ra`yay al-Hakïmayn. Ed. Albayr Naşrî Nâdir. 4th ed.; Beirut: Dar al-Mashriq, 1968. Ed. and trans. Charles Butterworth. Islamic Philosophy Translation Series. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University Press, ADD.

al-Rāzī, Abu Bakr

  • Rasa'il Falsafìya. [Ed. Paul Kraus]. 2nd ed.; Beirut: Dar al-Afaq al-Jadĩda, 1977.

Ibn Rushd or Averroes = Abu'l-Walid Muhammad ibn Ahmad (b. Cordoba,  = 1126-1198).

  • Tahāfut al-tahāfut ("The Incoherence of the Incoherence"). Translated by S. Van den Bergh. London: Luzac and Co., 1954.
  • Averroes on Plato's Republic. Trans. Ralph Lerner. Agora Paperback Editions. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1974.
  • Tafsir Ma Ba'd al-Tabī'a. Edited by Maurice Bouyges. Bibliotheca Arabica Scholasticorum, Sèrie Arabe vi; 2nd ed.; Beirut: Dar El-Machreq, 1967.
  • Kitāb al-Ishārāt wa՝l-Tanbīhāt ma'a Shark Naşir al-Dīn al-Tūsl. ed. Sulayman Dünyâ. 4 vols, in 3. Dhakhā'ir al-'Arab 22. Cairo: Dar al-Ma'arif, n.d.
  • Corbin, Henry. Avicenna and the Visionary Recital. Translated by Willard R. Träsk. Bollingen Series 66; New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. Reprinted Irving, Texas: Spring Publications, 1980. *


Stace, W. T.

  • Mysticism and Philosophy. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1960.

Stoicorum Veterum Fragmenta. Ed. H. van Arnim. 4 vols. Leipzig: Teubner, 1903.

Van Ess, Josef.

  • Theologie Und Gesellschaft Im 2. Und 3. Jahrhundert Hidschra: Eine Geschichte Des Religiosen Denkens Im Fruhen Islam Texte Xxii-Xxxv Josef Van Ess Hardcover / Walter De Gruyter Inc / April 1995 / 3110142678
  • Theologie Und Gesellschaft Im 2. Und... Theologie Und Gesellschaft Im 2. Und 3. Jahrhundert Hidschra: Eine Geschichte Des Religiosen Denkens Im Fruhen Islam Josef Van Ess Hardcover / Walter De Gruyter Inc / November 1991 / 311012212X
  • Theologie Und Gesellschaft Im 2. Und 3. Jahrhundert Hidschra: Eine Geschichte Des Religiosen Denkens Im Fruhen Islam Josef Van Ess Hardcover / Walter De Gruyter Inc / January 1991 / 3110118599
  • Theologie Und Gesellschaft Im 2. Und 3. Jahrhundert Hidschra: Eine Geschichte Des Religiosen Denkens Im Fruhen Islam 6 Bande Josef Van Ess Hardcover / Walter De Gruyter Inc / December 1992 / 3110131617 List Price $303.75
  • Theologie Und Gesellschaft Im 2 Lund 3 Jahrundert Hidschra: Eine Geschichte Des Religioesen Denkens Im Fruehen Islam Josef Van Ess Hardcover / Walter De Gruyter Inc / November 1993 / 3110137267
  • Zwischen Hadit Und Theologie: Studien Zum Entstehen Pradestinatianischer Uberlieferung Josef Van Ess Book / 216 Pages / January 1975 / 3110042908
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