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    Nadja Germann (2016). Logic as the Path to Happiness: Al-Fārābī and the Divisions of the Sciences. Quaestio 15:15-30.
    Divisions of the sciences have been popular objects of study ever since antiquity. One reason for this esteem might be their potential to reveal in a succinct manner how scholars, schools or entire societies thought about the body of knowledge available at their time and its specific structure. However, what do classifications tell us about the pleasures of knowledge? Occasionally, quite a lot, particularly in a setting where the acquisition of knowledge is considered to be the only path leading to (...)
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    Laurent Cesalli & Nadja Germann (2008). Signification and Truth Epistemology at the Crossroads of Semantics and Ontology in Augustine's Early Philosophical Writings. Vivarium 46 (2):123-154.
    This article is about the conception of truth and signification in Augustine's early philosophical writings. In the first, semantic-linguistic part, the gradual shift of Augustine's position towards the Academics is treated closely. It reveals that Augustine develops a notion of sign which, by integrating elements of Stoic epistemology, is suited to function as a transmitter of true knowledge through linguistic expressions. In the second part, both the ontological structure of signified (sensible) things and Augustine's solution to the apparent tautologies of (...)
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  3. Nadja Germann (2008). Logic Between" Art" and" Science": Avicenna on the Status of the Logic in His Isagoge. Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 75 (1):1-32.
     
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    Nadja Germann (2010). Review of Averroes (Ibn Rushd) of Cordoba, Richard C. Taylor (Ed., Tr.), Long Commentary on the De Anima of Aristotle. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (2).
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    Laurent Cesalli & Nadja Germann (2008). Brill Online Books and Journals. Vivarium 46 (2).
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    Nadja Germann (2008). Philosophizing Without Philosophy? Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 75 (2):271-301.
    This article focuses on the notion of philosophy in Ibn Ṭufayl’s Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān. In the prologue to his work, Ibn Ṭufayl promises to reveal the «secrets» of Avicenna’s Eastern Philosophy — a book already lost at that time and only referred to by Avicenna in his Book of the Healing. Since Ibn Ṭufayl identifies these «secrets» with the «truth» he himself has attained, and contrasts them with the views of the philosophers of his day, the question arises as to (...)
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    Nadja Germann (2008). Logik zwischen 'Kunst' und 'Wissenschaft'. Recherches de Theologie Et Philosophie Medievales 75 (1):1-32.
    This article is focused on the concept of logic in Avicenna’s Isagoge, a text which had great impact both on Arabic and Western thought. Its main section is devoted to an investigation of Avicenna’s clarification of the nature of logic, its proper subject matter as well as its place within the canon of the philosophical sciences. In this connection, special attention is given to Avicenna’s use of the concepts ‘art’ and ‘science’ . Significantly, he regards logic as both a science (...)
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    Nadja Germann (2011). Avicenna , Physics of The Healing: A Parallel English-Arabic Text . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 31 (3):168-170.
  9. L. Cesalli, Nadja Germann & M. J. F. M. Hoenen (eds.) (2007). University, Council, City: Intellectual Culture on the Rhine, 1300-1550: Acts of the Xiith International Colloquium of the Société Internationale Pour l'Étude de la Philosophie Médiévale, Freiburg Im Breisgau, 27-29 October 2004. [REVIEW] Brepols.
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  10. Nadja Germann (2006). De Temporum Ratione : Quadrivium Und Gotteserkenntnis Am Beispiel Abbos von Fleury Und Hermanns von Reichenau. Brill.
    This study, regarding the problems surrounding 'time' during the 9th to 11th centuries, offers new insights into the scientific interests and rationality of the quadrivium, and argues for the existence of a 'discovery of nature' prior to the 12th century.
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