See also:Abu Bakr Mahommed
See also:ibn 'Abd-ul-Malik ibn Tufail ul-Qaisi] (d . 1185), Moslem philosopher, was
See also:born at
See also:Guadix near Granada . There he received a
See also:good training in philosophy and
See also:medicine, and is said to have been a
See also:pupil of
See also:Avempace (q.v.) . He became secretary to the
See also:governor of Granada, and later physician and
See also:vizier to the . Mohad
See also:caliph, Abu Ya'qub Yusuf . He died at
See also:Morocco . 1
See also:Summary in E . G .
See also:Browne, A
See also:History of
See also:Persia (
See also:London, 1902), pp . 387 f . 2 The preface was translated into German by Theodor Noldeke in his Beitrage (Hanover, 1864), pp . 1-51 .
See also:work is a philosophical
See also:romance, in which he describes the awakening and growth of intellect in a
See also:child removed from the influences of ordinary
See also:life . Its Arabic title is Risalat Hayy ibn Yagzan; it was edited by E .
See also:Pococke as Philosophus autodidactus (
See also:Oxford, 1671; 2nd ed., 1700), and with a French
See also:translation by L . Gauthier (Algiers, 1900) . An
See also:English translation by S .
See also:Ockley was published in 1708 and has been reprinted since . A
See also:Spanish translation b} F . Pons Boigues was published at Saragossa (1900) . Another work of Ibn Tufail, the Kitab Asrar ul-Hikma ul-mashragtyya (" Secrets of Eastern Science"), was published at Bulaq (1882) ; cf . S . Munk, Melanges (1859), pp . 410 sqq., and T .
See also:Boer, Geschichte der Philosophie
See also:Islam (
See also:Stuttgart, 1901), pp . 160 sqq . (also an English translation) . (G . W .
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