Comparative Islamic Studies, Vol 4, No 4.1 / 4.2 (2008)

Avicenna's Conception of Problematic Identity

Mostafa Younesie
Issued Date: 6 Jun 2010

Abstract


Identity is one of the eternal issues for every conscious human beings. Thus it is possible that every scholar and discipline from its specific perspective explore this subject. Here we will examine Avicenna's conception of human identity on the basis of substance as a universal category that is not devoid of particular dimension. But for this connection a heuristic concept named paiwand (in philosophical meaning) is needed and in other words has to mediate.

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DOI: 10.1558/cis.v4i4.1-4.2.147

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