Al-Farabi and His School (Arabic Thought and Culture) by Ian Richard Netton

By Ian Richard Netton

Examines probably the most intriguing and dynamic classes within the improvement of medieval Islam, from the past due ninth to the early eleventh century, in the course of the considered 5 of its vital thinkers, top between them al-Farabi. This nice Islamic thinker, known as 'the moment grasp' after Aristotle, produced a recognizable college of proposal within which others pursued and constructed a few of his personal highbrow preoccupations. Their concept is handled with specific connection with the main easy questions that are requested within the concept of data or epistemology. The publication hence fills a lacuna within the literature through the use of this method of spotlight the highbrow continuity which used to be maintained in an age of flux. specific cognizance is paid to the moral dimensions of knowledge.

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