Treatise on the soul
Date: 4 June 1231
Original Language: Arabic
The treatise, which occupies about 30 folios in the unique Vatican manuscript, is chiefly accessible due to the abridgment (mukhtaṣar) made by al-Muʾtaman ibn al-ʿAssāl in ch. 60 of his great theological compendium Majmūʿ uṣūl al-dīn. The description below is based on this abridgement.
The abridged treatise begins with the text of a question addressed by al-Amjad A…