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Necessity, Causation and Determinism in Ibn Sina and His Critics

Ibn Sina’s philosophy has been subject to various criticisms from Western philosophers over the course of the centuries. In this paper, the focus is on recent criticisms that gravitate about the doctrine of necessity. It is held that Ibn Sina’s view allows for no freedom: no freedom for God, for man, or in nature. Each of these areas deserves […]

  • Hajj Muhammad Legenhausen
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Necessity, Causation and Determinism in Ibn Sina and His Critics
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    Ibn Sina’s philosophy has been subject to various criticisms from Western philosophers over the course of the centuries. In this paper, the focus is on recent criticisms that gravitate about the doctrine of necessity. It is held that Ibn Sina’s view allows for no freedom: no freedom for God, for man, or in nature. Each of these areas deserves closer examination...!

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