David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 12 (2):197-216 (2002)
The influence of Greek sources on the Arab philosophers is both obvious and important. What is less clear is how the quality of the translations from which the philosophers worked affected their understanding of the points that the Greek writers were making. This article investigates one small but self-contained topic from within the field of translation literature, covering the translations of poetic quotations in the Rhetoric of Aristotle in its Arabic translation, together with an analysis of the types of mistakes to be found there. In itself this is of no more than curiosity value, but an application of the lessons to be learnt here to a linguistic study of Arabic philosophical commentaries, and, by extension, to philosophical theory, will be of clear importance.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Aristotle (1941/2001). The Basic Works of Aristotle. Modern Library.
Maroun Aouad & Gregor Schoeler (2002). The Poetic Syllogism According to Al-Farabi: An Incorrect Syllogism of the Second Figure. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 12 (2):185-196.
Amos Bertolacci (2005). On the Arabic Translations of Aristotle's Metaphysics. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 15 (2):241-275.
Peter Adamson & Richard C. Taylor (eds.) (2005). The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
Uwe Vagelpohl (2010). The Prior Analytics in the Syriac and Arabic Tradition. Vivarium 48 (1-2):134-158.
John Glucker (1979). Dimitri Gutas: Greek Wisdom Literature in Arabic Translation. A Study of the Graeco-Arabic Gnomologia. (American Oriental Series, 60.) Pp. X + 504; 3 Fascimiles of Arabic MSS. New Haven, Conn.: American Oriental Society, 1975. Paper. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 29 (01):167-168.
Julia María Carabaza Bravo (2002). La Fila[Hdotu]a Yunaniyya and the Arabo-Andalusian Treatises on Agriculture. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 12 (1):155-178.
Robert Wisnovsky (1995). Aristotle in the Arabic World P. Lettinck: Aristotle's Physics and its Reception in the Arabic World, With an Edition of the Unpublished Parts of Ibn Bâjja's Commentary on the Physics. (Aristoteles Semitico–Latinus, 7.) Pp. Ix+793 (88 Pages of Arabic Text). Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1994. Cased, Gld 300/$171.50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 45 (02):288-289.
Bassam I. El-Eswed (2002). Lead and Tin in Arabic Alchemy. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 12 (1):139-153.
Stipe Kutlesa (2004). Croatian Philosophers I: Hermann of Dalmatia (1110–1154). Prolegomena 3 (1):57-71.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads14 ( #239,111 of 1,789,836 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #420,676 of 1,789,836 )
How can I increase my downloads?