مقاله


کد مقاله : 139601161110375511

عنوان مقاله : Psychology in Ibn Sina and Ibn Miskawayah

نشریه شماره : 18 Autumn 2014

مشاهده شده : 422

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نویسندگان

  نام و نام خانوادگی پست الکترونیک مرتبه علمی مدرک تحصیلی مسئول
1 Seyyed Ahmad Hosseinee ahmadhosseinee@gmail.com Associate Professor PhD
2 Maryam Gomari maryamkomary@gmail.com Graduate M.Sc

چکیده مقاله

The most important basis of Ibn Miskawayah’s philosophy of ethics is his psychology. In his discussions of ethics, he intends to introduce the exclusive characteristic of human beings; he demonstrates that there exists in Man something superior to the corporeal body, namely, the soul. By means of their rational soul, human beings can attain a transcendent life as befits the station of being a human. In order to present his view of the quality of Man’s access to happiness, Ibn Miskawayah initially proves the existence of the immaterial human soul and then explains its exclusive features. However, since a comparative study contributes to a better understanding of philosophical theories, the writers have introduced Ibn Miskawayah’s psychological theories in comparison to those of Ibn Sina. The present paper examines the concept of the soul in the views of these two distinguished philosophers and also refers to the whatness of the soul, existence, origination, the soul-body relation, and the faculties and subsistence of the soul.