Shelfmark:

Isl. Ms. 972

Title:

Mudhakkirah ʻilmīyah ḥikmīyah mushtamilah ʻalá nubadh min al-falsafah al-ʻaṣrīyah wa-shadharāt min al-ḥikmah al-ūlá ḥikmat al-awāʼil,[193-?].مذكرة علمية حكمية مشتملة على نبذ من الفلسفة العصرية وشذرات من الحكمة الاولى حكمة الاوائل,[193-م?].

Author:

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Place/Date of Production:

[193-?].

Size:

19 leaves :paper ;156 x 118 mm. bound to 163 x 123 mm.

Summary:

Copy of a selection of philosophical excerpts apparently intended as an aide-mémoire addressing Benjamin Rand's (1856-1934) Modern classical philosophers (see p.9), Henri Bergson's (1859–1941) Evolution créatrice (see p.31), al-Fārābī's ʻUyūn al-masāʼil (see p.34), etc., ending abruptly. Compare pp.129-143 in Isl. Ms. 933.

Other Title(s):

فلسفة العصريةمن تاريخ راند في عمر متأخري الحكماءمن كتاب النشوء الابداعي تأليف هنري بيرجسون الفيلسوف الفرنسي

Subject(s):

Philosophy, Modern.
Manuscripts, Arabic--Michigan--Ann Arbor.

Language:

Arabic.

Notes:

Ms. codex.
Title from inscription on 'title page' (p.1).

Incipit:

"من تاريخ راند في عمر متأخري الحكماء الحسي التوحيدي او الاقتصادي او اللمسي او الالهي ان الاحساس هو الأثر الفعلي للقابل الحسي او قوة قبول الانطباعات بالموضوع الخارجي ..."

Explicit:

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Colophon:

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Dedication:

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Contents:

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Physical Details:
Collation:

i, IX+1 (19), i ; some leaves left partially blank ; pagination in pencil, Western numerals, supplied during digitization (includes inserts / trimmed bifolia).

Layout:

Written in 18-21 lines per page.

Script:

Ruqʻah ; quick, compact hand in a medium to bold line ; serifless and freely ligatured with mainly closed counters, effect of inclination to the right and of words descending to baseline, pointing somewhat careless and in strokes rather than distinct dots.

Decoration:

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Support:

Wove paper of two different types, one medium cream to beige in color, the other brown ; some offset of ink on facing pages.

Binding:

Boards covered in black textured cloth ; pastedowns and flyleaves in wove paper printed with a geometric pattern (resembling a scale pattern) in dull gold ; cover gold-stamped with "الفلسفة العصرية" ; sewn in white thread, sewing failing, leaves loose ; overall in fairly good condition.

Accompanying Materials:

Four small slips (from two trimmed bifolia) "tipped in" carrying (paginated pp.5-8, 39-42).

Former Shelfmarks:

Mich. Isl. Ms. temp. no. 121

Origin:

Lacks dated scribal colophon ; likely copied in Egypt in the late 1930s and eventually bound for James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974).

Ownership and History:

On upper pastedown label with ex libris of James Heyworth-Dunne (d.1974), stamped with inventory number, "Ex Libris | J. Heyworth-Dunne | D. Lit. (London) | No. 7916" ; UM Library inscription on p.3 "Dunning | Heyworth-Dunne | 6-11-51 | 71955."

Contributor(s) / Included work(s):

Rand, Benjamin,--1856-1934.--Modern classical philosophers.--Selections.--Arabic
Bergson, Henri,--1859-1941.--Evolution créatrice.--Selections.--Arabic.
07--Fārābī.--ʻUyūn al-masāʼil.--Selections.
07--فارابي.--عيون المسائل.--مختارات
من تاريخ راند في عمر متأخري الحكماءمن كتاب النشوء الابداعي تأليف هنري بيرجسون الفيلسوف الفرنسي

Scribe(s):

Unidentified-Can you help supply this information? Please comment!

Former Owner(s):

Heyworth-Dunne, J. (James), former owner.

In Collection:

Heyworth-Dunne Collection.

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Posted by evyn on December 1, 2010
Tags: Arabic MSS, Fully Catalogued, Heyworth-Dunne Collection

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