Il dibattito sulla scienza prima tra filosofia e mistica: la corrispondenza tra Nasr ad-Din at-Tusi e Sadr ad-Din al-Qunawi

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[automatically translated] Example of an open and passionate between a Sufi and a philosopher is the correspondence which took place in the thirteenth century from Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (d. 1274) and Sadr al-Din al-Qnawi (m. 1274), the first follower and commentator on Avicenna, the second direct and foster son disciple of Ibn 'Arabi. In my speech I will consider a matter which is the common thread throughout the match length: the controversy on the issue of the effective possibility for man to know "the reality of things" (al-haqiqa Asya '). The ultimate goal is to know the true, fundamental principle for knowledge of all things; so one wonders how through theoretical and speculative activity, this purpose can be realized. There is indeed something other nature that may not be known by the senses or the intellect, such as the Essence of Truth and the reality of His Names and Attributes. Qunawi, to state his view on the issue, look for support and confirmation in the Ibn Sina philosophy, while al-Tusi explain the philosopher's point of view, according to his interpretation.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)111-122
Number of pages12
JournaliQuaestio: Metaphysica – sapientia – scientia divina: Subject and Status of First Philosophy in Middle Ages
VolumeQuaestio: Metaphysica – sapientia – scientia divina: Subject and Status of First Philosophy in Middle Ages
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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