Aristotelianism and Islam

Abed, Shukri B., Aristotelian Logic and the Arabic Language in Alfarabi, State University of New York Press, 1991.

Adamson, Peter, "Aristotelianism and the Soul in the Arabic Plotinus", Journal of the History of Ideas 62:2, 211-32, 2001.

Adamson, Peter, "Aristotle in the Arabic Commentary Tradition", in Christopher Shields ed., The Oxford Handbook of Aristotle, Oxford University Press, 2012.

Alfarabi (trans. Charles E. Butterworth), The Political Writings: "Selected Aphorisms" and Other Texts, Cornell University Press, 2001 (reprinted with foreword by S. Nomanul Haq, Oxford UP, 2005).

Alfarabi (trans. & intro. Muhsin Mahdi, with foreword by Charles E. Butterworth & Thomas L. Pangle), Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, Cornell UP, 2001.

Arnaldez, Roger (trans. David Streight), Averroes: A Rationalist in Islam, University of Notre Dame Press, 2000.

Averroes (trans. Samuel Kurland), On Aristotle's De Generatione et Corruptione: Middle Commentary and Epitome, Mediaeval Academy of America, 1958.

Averroes (trans. George F. Hourani), On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy, Luzac, 1976.

Averroes (trans. Charles E. Butterworth), Averroes’ Three Short Commentaries on Aristotle’s Topics, Rhetoric, and Poetics, State University of New York Press, 1977.

Averroes (trans. Charles Genequand), Ibn Rushd's Metaphysics: A Translation with Introduction of Ibn Rushd's Commentary on Aristotle's Metaphysics, Book Lām, Brill, 1984.

Averroes (trans. Charles E. Butterworth), Averroes’ Middle Commentaries on Aristotle’s Categories and De Interpretatione, St. Augustine’s Press, 1998.

Averroes (trans. Charles E. Butterworth), Averroes’ Middle Commentary on Aristotle’s Poetics, St. Augustine’s Press, 1999.

Averroes (trans. Richard C. Taylor), Long Commentary on the De Anima of Aristotle, Yale UP, 2009.

Azadpur, Mohammad, & Anita Silvers, "Avicenna on Education in Philosophy and Art", Arts Education Policy Review 107:2, 35-39, 2005.

Baffioni, Carmela, ed., Averroes and the Aristotelian Heritage (including essays by Butterworth & Leaman in English; most essays in Italian or French), Guida Editori, 2004.

Bertolacci, Amos, The Reception of Aristotle's Metaphysics in Avicenna's Kitab al-Sifa: A Milestone of Western Metaphysical Thought, Brill, 2006.

Booth, Edward, Aristotelian Aporetic Ontology in Islamic and Christian Thinkers, Cambridge UP, 1983.

El-Bizri, Nader, "Avicenna and Essentialism", Review of Metaphysics 54:4, 753-78, 2001.

El-Bizri, Nader, "Avicenna’s De Anima between Aristotle and Husserl", in Anna-Teresa Tymieniecka ed., The Passions of the Soul in the Metamorphosis of Becoming, Kluwer, 2003.

Endress, Gerhard, Jan Aertsen & Klaus Braun edd., Averroes and the Aristotelian Tradition, Brill, 1999.

Fakhry, Majid, Averroes: His Life, Works and Influence, Oneworld Publications, 2000.

Goodman, Lenn E., Avicenna, Routledge, 1992 (2nd edn., Cornell UP, 2005).

Goodman, Lenn E., Islamic Humanism, Oxford UP, 2003.

Grant, Edward, "The Fate of Ancient Greek Natural Philosophy in the Middle Ages: Islam and Western Christianity", Review of Metaphysics 61:3, 503-26, 2008.

Gutas, Dimitri, Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition: Introduction to Reading Avicenna’s Philosophical Works, Brill, 1988.

Gutas, Dimitri, Greek Thought, Arabic Culture: The Graeco-Arabic Translation Movement in Baghdad and Early Abbäsid society (2nd-4th / 8th-10th Centuries), Routledge, 1998.

Kassim, Husain, Aristotle and Aristotelianism in Medieval Muslim, Jewish and Christian Philosophy, Austin & Winfield, 1996.

Kemal, Salim, "Arabic Poetics and Aristotle's Poetics", British Journal of Aesthetics 26, 112-23, 1986.

Kemal, Salim, The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroës: The Aristotelian Reception,  Routledge, 2003.

Kogan, Barry S., Averroes and the Metaphysics of Causation, State University of New York Press, 1985.

Lameer, Joep, Al-Farabi and Aristotelian Syllogistics: Greek Theory and Islamic Practice, Brill, 1994.

Leaman, Oliver, Averroes and His Philosophy, RoutledgeCurzon, 1997.

Mahdi, Muhsin, Alfarabi and the Foundation of Islamic Political Philosophy, University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Netton, Ian Richard, Al-Farabi and His School, Routledge, 1992.

Peters, F.E., Aristotle and the Arabs: The Aristotelian Tradition in Islam, New York UP, 1968.

Peters, F.E., Aristoteles Arabus: The Oriental Translations and Commentaries of the Aristotelian Corpus, Brill, 1968.

Sweeney, M.J., "Aquinas on Limits to Political Responsibility for Virtue: A Comparison to Al-Farabi", Review of Metaphysics 62:4, 819-47, 2009.

Wisnovsky, Robert, Avicenna’s Metaphysics in Context, Cornell UP, 2003.

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