"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 "Adds bright new pieces to an Islamic mosaic whose general shape is already known." - American Historical Review "One of the most remarkable books of the Middle Ages." - Times Literary Supplement"
About the Author
Lenn E. Goodman is Professor of Philosophy and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University. His many books include The Case of the Animals vs. Man before the King of Jinn.