ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī’s Philosophical Journey: From by Cecilia Martini Bonadeo

By Cecilia Martini Bonadeo

The current paintings presents a close account of the on hand info on ʿAbd al-Laṭīf al-Baġdādī’s biography, an overview of his philosophical idea, and a close research of his remodeling of pre-Avicennian Greek and Arabic metaphysics.

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Moraux (1984), 403–406; Luna (2003), 250; Syrianus came to know this ancient commentary on the Metaphysics through the mediation of Alexander of Aphrodisias. 72 Alexandri Aphrodisiensis In Aristotelis Metaphysica Commentaria, CAG I, 1–439; Moraux (2001), 423–510; Sharples (1987), 1176–1243. 73 Luna (2003), 254. 74 Cf. Dillon (1977); Zambon (2002), 317–338. 75 Porphyry wrote a treatise on this central topic, in six books, which has been lost to us, entitled Περὶ τοῦ μίαν εἶναι τὴν Πλάτωνος καὶ Ἀριστοτέλους αἵρεσιν and a second treatise entitled Περὶ διαστάσεως Πλάτωνος καὶ Ἀριστοτέλους.

130 Ibidem, 11. 19–25. 131 Ibidem, 225. 34. 132 Ibidem, 227. 10. 133 Ibidem, 223. 35–36; 225. 15–17; 225. 22; 225. 34–226. 3; 226. 6–8; 230. 4. 134 Ibidem, 226. 6; 226. 16–17; 227. 12. 135 Ibidem, 238. 5. 136 Ibidem, 232. 9–10. 137 Ibidem, 158. 18–23. 138 Verrycken (1990), 207–208. 139 From the very beginning of his commentary on book Alpha Meizon, we may assume that he considers the Metaphysics as a unitary work: the science described in it by Aristotle has one object. Nevertheless, Aristotle uses different names for this science: he calls it sophia, philosophy, First Philosophy, science of being qua being, or theology.

59–82; Hugonnard-Roche (2001), 16–25; Hugonnard-Roche (2003), 208–218; HugonnardRoche (2004), 57–83; Hugonnard-Roche (2004a). Aouad–Watt (2003), 219. 155 Cf. Brock (1977), 406–422: reprint in Brock (1997), 1–17; Brock (2003), 9–28; Brock (2007), 293–306; Drossaart Lulofs (1969); Perczel (2000), 79–94; Degen (1981), 131–166; Possekel (1998), 7–36. Bettiolo (2003), 83–103; Hugonnard-Roche (2007), 279–291. 156 Cf. Furlani (1921), 268–273; Furlani (1925), 262–282; Furlani (1928), 222–249; Hugonnard-Roche (2004a), 52–53.

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