Avicenna (Ibn Sina): Muslim Physician and Philosopher of the Eleventh Century

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, 15 janv. 2006 - 112 pages
Avicenna was considered a child prodigy by the age of ten, and became the most famous physician, philosopher, activist, mathematician, and astronomer of his time. He wrote more than 100 books, the most famous of which was Canon, which outlines the entire known medical knowledge of the period in five volumes.
 

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The Emergence of Islam
12
Boy Genius
31
Court Physician
45
A Traveling Philosopher
62
Death of an Intellectual
76
A Lasting Legacy
88
Timeline
98
Glossary
100
For More Information
103
For Further Reading
104
Bibliography
105
Index
109
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