Two Wings of Wisdom
Mysticism & Philosophy in
the Risalat ut-tair of Ibn Sina

By Shokoufeh Taghi
December 2000
Uppsala University
ISBN: 91-554-4859-3
228 Pages
$48.50 Paper Original

This doctoral dissertation studies the impact of a brief but very important Iranian epistle written by Ibn Sina. The book explores the mystical development in the mentality of Ibn Sina in his last years of life. Topics include: his life, journeys and circle of students; his manuscripts; new English translation of his important work; literary background; influences of the work; and the way to freedom.

Islamic studies; Philosophy
Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis: Studia Iranica Upsaliensia, No. 4

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