Goodman’s commentary places Hayy Ibn Yaqzan in its historical and philosophical context. The volume features a new preface and index, and an updated bibliography.
“One of the most remarkable books of the Middle Ages.” — Times Literary Supplement
“An enchanting and puzzling story. . . . The book transcends all historical and cultural environments to settle upon the questions of human life that perpetually intrigue men.” — Middle East Journal
“Goodman has done a service to the modern English reader by providing a readable translation of a philosophically significant allegory.” — Philosophy East and West
“Add[s] bright new pieces to an Islamic mosaic whose general shape is already known.” — American Historical Review
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