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Monographs

The Reception of Aristotle’s Metaphysics in Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ: A Milestone of Western Metaphysical Thought, Brill, Leiden-Boston (“Islamic Philosophy, Theology and Science”, vol. 63), 2006, xvii + 675 pp. [table of contents]

Translations

Libro della Guarigione, Le Cose Divine di Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā), a cura di A. Bertolacci, 856 pp. (Italian annotated translation of the Ilāhiyyāt of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ, with introduction, corrections of the Arabic text, indexes)
Hard-cover edition: Collezione “Classici della Filosofia”, UTET (Unione Tipografico-Editrice Torinese), Turin 2007.
Paper-back edition, Collezione “Classici del Pensiero” 53, UTET Libreria, Turin 2008.
[table of contents]

Critical Editions

“Thābit Ibn Qurra’s Concise Exposition of Aristotle’s Metaphysics: Text, Translation and Commentary” (D. C. Reisman co-author), in Thābit Ibn Qurra. Sciences and Philosophy in 9th Century Baghdad, ed. R. Rashed, M. Rashed, De Gruyter (“Scientia Graeco-Arabica” 4), Berlin-New York 2009, pp. 715-776. pdf

Averroes Latinus, Commentum Medium Super Librum Praedicamentorum Aristotelis. Translatio Wilhelmo De Luna Adscripta, edidit R. Hissette, apparatu arabo-latino supplementoque adnotationum instruxit A. Bertolacci, Lexica confecerunt R. Hissette et A. Bertolacci, praesentatione auxit † L. J. Bataillon (= Averrois Opera. Series B. Averroes latinus, XI), Peeters, Leuven 2010. [table of contents] pdf

Articles
 
1) “«Subtilius speculando». Le citazioni della Philosophia Prima di Avicenna nel Commento alla Metafisica di Alberto Magno”, Documenti e Studi sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale, 9, 1998, pp. 261-339. pdf

2) “Albert the Great, Metaph. IV, 1, 5: From the Refutatio to the Excusatio of Avicenna’s Theory of Unity”, in Was ist Philosophie im Mittelalter? Qu’est-ce que la philosophie au moyen âge? What is Philosophy in the Middle Ages? Akten des X. Internationalen Kongresses für Mittelalterliche Philosophie der Société Internationale pour l'Etude de la Philosophie Médiévale, 25. bis 30. August 1997 in Erfurt, ed. J. A. Aertsen, A. Speer, Miscellanea Mediaevalia 26, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin-New York 1998, pp. 881-887. pdf

3) “Metafisica A, 5, 986 a 22-26 nell’Ilāhiyyāt del Kitāb al-Šifāʾ di Ibn Sīnā”, Documenti e Studi sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale, 10, 1999, pp. 205-231. pdf

4) “Le citazioni implicite testuali della Philosophia prima di Avicenna nel Commento alla Metafisica di Alberto Magno: analisi tipologica”, Documenti e Studi sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale, 12, 2001, pp. 179-274. pdf

5) “From al-Kindī to al-Fārābī: Avicenna’s Progressive Knowledge of Aristotle’s Metaphysics according to his Autobiography”, Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 11.2, 2001, pp. 257-295. pdf

6) “La divisione della filosofia nel primo capitolo del Commento di Alberto Magno alla Fisica: le fonti avicenniane”, in La Divisione della Filosofia e le sue Ragioni. Lettura di testi medievali (VI-XIII secolo) (Atti del Settimo Convegno della Società Italiana per lo Studio del Pensiero Medievale [S.I.S.P.M.], Assisi, 14-15 novembre 1997), ed. G. D’Onofrio, Avagliano Editore, Cava de’ Tirreni (Salerno) 2001, pp. 137-155. pdf

7) “The Reception of Avicenna’s ‘Philosophia Prima’ in Albert the Great’s Commentary on the ‘Metaphysics’: The Case of the Doctrine of Unity”, in Albertus Magnus 1200-2000. Zum Gedenken nach 800 Jahren: neue Zugänge, Aspekte und Perspektiven, ed. W. Senner et al., Akademie Verlag, Berlin 2001, pp. 67-78. pdf

8) “The Structure of Metaphysical Science in the Ilāhiyyāt (Divine Science) of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ (Book of the Cure)”, Documenti e Studi sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale, 13, 2002, pp. 1-69. pdf

9) “The Doctrine of Material and Formal Causality in the Ilāhiyyāt of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ”, Quaestio, 2, 2002, pp. 125-154. pdf 

10) “Albert The Great and The Preface of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ”, in Avicenna and His Heritage. Acts of the International Colloquium, Leuven-Louvain-la-Neuve September 8-September 11, 1999, ed. J. Janssens, D. De Smet, Leuven University Press, Leuven 2002, pp. 131-152. pdf 

11)  “Some Texts of Aristotle’s Metaphysics in the Ilāhīyāt of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ”, in Before and After Avicenna. Proceedings of the First Conference of the Avicenna Study Group, ed. D. C. Reisman, A. H. al-Rahim, Brill, Leiden 2003, pp. 25-45. pdf

12) “La ricezione del libro Γ della Metafisica nell’Ilāhiyyāt del Kitāb al-Šifāʾ di Avicenna”, in Aristotele e i suoi esegeti neoplatonici. Logica e ontologia nelle interpretazioni greche e arabe. Atti del convegno internazionale, Roma, 19-20 ottobre 2001, ed. V. Celluprica, C. D’Ancona, R. Chiaradonna, Bibliopolis, Napoli, 2004, pp. 173-210. pdf

13) “The Reception of Book Β (Beta) of Aristotle’s Metaphysics in the Ilāhiyyāt of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ”, in Interpreting Avicenna: Science and Philosophy in Medieval Islam. Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Avicenna Study Group, ed. J. McGinnis with the assistance of D. C. Reisman, Brill, Leiden 2004, pp. 157-174. pdf

14) “Il pensiero filosofico di Avicenna”, in Storia della Filosofia nell’Islam Medievale, ed. C. D’Ancona Costa, Einaudi, Torino 2005, vol. II, pp. 522-626. pdf

15) “Biblioteche e centri di cultura nell’Oriente musulmano tra il X e l’XI secolo”, in Storia della Filosofia nell’Islam Medievale, ed. C. D’Ancona Costa, Einaudi, Torino 2005, vol. II, pp. 495-521. pdf

16) “Ammonius and al-Fārābī: The Sources of Avicenna’s Concept of Metaphysics”, in Metaphysica, sapientia, scientia divina. Soggetto e statuto della filosofia prima nel Medioevo. Atti del XIV Convegno della Società Italiana per lo Studio del Pensiero Medievale (S.I.S.P.M.), Bari, 9-12 giugno 2004, ed. P. Porro, M. Benedetto, Quaestio, 5, 2005, pp. 287-305. pdf

17) “On the Arabic Translations of Aristotle’s Metaphysics”, Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 15, 2005, pp. 241-275. pdf 

18) “Avicenna and Averroes on the Proof of God’s Existence and the Subject-Matter of Metaphysics”, Medioevo, 32, 2007, pp. 61-97. pdf

19) “On the Manuscripts of the Ilāhiyyāt of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ”, in Islamic Thought in the Middle Ages. Studies in Text, Transmission and Translation, in Honour of Hans Daiber, ed. A. Akasoy, W. Raven, Brill, Leiden 2008, pp. 59-75. pdf

20) “«Necessary» as Primary Concept in Avicenna’s Metaphysics”, in Conoscenza e contingenza nella tradizione aristotelica medievale, ed. G. Fioravanti, S. Perfetti, ETS, Pisa, 2008, pp. 31-50. pdf

21) “The Reception of Averroes’ Long Commentary on the Metaphysics in Latin Medieval Philosophy until Albertus Magnus”, in Via Alberti. Texte – Quellen – Interpretationen, ed. L. Honnefelder, H. Möhle, S. Bullido del Barrio (Subsidia Albertina, Vol. 2), Aschendorff Verlag, Münster 2009, pp. 457-480. pdf

22) “Different attitudes to Aristotle’s authority in the Arabic Medieval commentaries on the Metaphysics”, Antiquorum Philosophia, 3, 2009 (“L’autorità degli antichi e il commentario filosofico”), pp. 145-163. pdf

23) “The ‘Ontologization’ of Logic. Metaphysical Themes in Avicenna’s Reworking of the Organon”, in Methods and Methodologies. Aristotelian Logic East and West 500-1500, ed. M. Cameron, J. Marenbon, Brill Leiden-Boston 2011, pp. 27-51. pdf

24) “A New Phase of the Reception of Aristotle in the Latin West: Albertus Magnus and His Use of Arabic Sources in the Commentaries on Aristotle”, in Albertus Magnus und der Ursprung der Universitätsidee. Die Begegnung der Wissenschaftskulturen im 13. Jahrhundert und die Entdeckung des Konzepts der Bildung durch Wissenschaft, ed. L. Honnefelder, Berlin University Press, Berlin 2011, pp. 259-276, 491-500. pdf

25) “A Community of Translators: The Latin Medieval Versions of Avicenna’s Book of the Cure”, in Communities of Learning: Networks and the Shaping of Intellectual Identity in Europe 1100-1500, ed. C. J. Mews, J. N. Crossley, Brepols, Turnhout 2011, pp. 37-54. pdf

26) “On the Latin Reception of Avicenna’s Metaphysics before Albertus Magnus: An Attempt at Periodization”, in The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna’s Metaphysics, ed. D. N. Hasse, A. Bertolacci, De Gruyter (“Scientia Graeco-Arabica” 7), Berlin 2012, pp. 197-223. pdf

27) “The Distinction of Essence and Existence in Avicenna’s Metaphysics: The Text and Its Context”, in Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion: Studies in Honor of Dimitri Gutas, ed. F. Opwis, D. C. Reisman, Brill, Leiden 2012, pp. 257-288. pdf

28) “Introduction”, Oriens, 40.2, 2012 (“The Manuscript Tradition of Avicenna’s Kitab al-Shifa’: The Current State of Research and Future Prospects”, Proceedings of the International Colloquium, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, 22-24 September 2010, ed. A. Bertolacci), pp. 195-198. pdf

29) “How Many Recensions of Avicenna’s Kitāb al-Šifāʾ?”, Oriens, 40.2, 2012, pp. 275-303. pdf
 
30) “A Hidden Hapax Legomenon in Avicenna’s Metaphysics: Considerations on the Use of Anniyya and Ayyiyya in the Ilāhiyyāt of the Kitāb al-Šifā’”, in The Letter before the Spirit. The Importance of Text Editions for the Study of the Reception of Aristotle, ed. A. M. I. van Oppenraay, with the collaboration of R. Fontaine, Brill, Leiden-Boston, 2012 (Aristoteles Semitico-Latinus 22), pp. 289-309. pdf

31) “Albert’s Use of Avicenna and Islamic Philosophy”, in A Companion to Albert the Great. Theology, Philosophy, and the Sciences, ed. I. M. Resnick, Brill, Leiden-Boston, 2013, pp. 601-611. pdf

32) “Averroes against Avicenna on Human Spontaneous Generation: The Starting-Point of a Lasting Debate”, in Renaissance Averroism and its Aftermath. Arabic Philosophy in Early Modern Europe, ed. A. Akasoy, G. Giglioni, Springer, Dordrecht 2013, pp. 37-54. pdf

33) “Albertus Magnus and “Avenzoreth” (Ibn Zurʿa, d. 1008): Legend or Reality?”, in The Medieval Legends of Philosophers and Scholars. Proceedings of the International Colloquium Les légendes des savants et philosophes (Moyen Âge et Renaissance), Tours, 16-18 septembre 2010, Centre d'Études Supérieures de la
 Renaissance, ed. A. Paravicini Bagliani, J. P. Boudet, Micrologus, 21, 2013, pp. 369-396. pdf

34) “From Athens to Buḫārā, to Cordoba, to Cologne: On the Transmission of Aristotle’s Metaphysics in the Arab and Latin Worlds during the Middle Ages”, in Circolazione dei saperi nel Mediterraneo. Filosofia e Scienze (secoli IX-XVII). Circulation des savoirs autour de la Méditerranée. Philosophie et sciences (IXe-XVIe siècles). Atti del VII Colloquio Internazionale della Société Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences et de la Philosophie Arabes et Islamiques. Firenze, 16-18 febbraio 2006, ed. G. Federici Vescovini, A. Hasnaoui, Edizioni Cadmo, Firenze, 2013, pp. 217-233. pdf

35) “The Reception of Avicenna in Latin Medieval Culture”, in Interpreting Avicenna. Critical Essays, ed. P. Adamson, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2013, pp. 242-269. pdf

36) “Dall'arabo al greco. Considerazioni su una peculiarità del codice Vat. gr. 1087”, in Antiche stelle a Bisanzio. Cod. Vat. gr. 1087, ed. F. Guidetti, A. Santoni, Pisa, Edizioni della Normale 2013, pp. 57-62, 181. pdf

37) “Avicenna’s and Averroes’ Interpretations and Their Influence in Albert the Great”, in A Companion to the Latin Medieval Commentaries on Aristotle’s Metaphysics, ed. F. Amerini, G. Galluzzo, Brill, Leiden 2014, pp. 95-135. pdf

38) “Arabi, Ebrei e Bizantini”, in Storia della Filosofia Occidentale, ed. G. Cambiano, L. Fonnesu, M. Mori, vol. II: Medioevo e Rinascimento, Il Mulino, Bologna, 2014, pp. 111-145 (Capitolo 3) + 401-404 (bibliografia). pdf

Entries in Encyclopaedias


“Arabic and Islamic Metaphysics”, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (on-line), first published Thu Jul 5, 2012. link

Editions of Volumes

1) Documenti e Studi sulla Tradizione Filosofica Medievale, 21, 2010 (Special Issue: Arabic Philosophy) [table of contents]

2) The Arabic, Hebrew and Latin Reception of Avicenna’s Metaphysics, ed. D. N. Hasse, A. Bertolacci, De Gruyter (“Scientia Graeco-Arabica” 7), Berlin, 2012. [table of contents]

3) Guest editor of Oriens, 40.2, 2012: “The Manuscript Tradition of Avicenna’s Kitab al-Shifa’: The Current State of Research and Future Prospects”. [table of contents]


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