Al-Farabi known in the West as Alpharabius (c. 872 in Fārāb – between 14
December, 950 and 12 January, 951 in Damascus), was a renowned
Al-Farabi was known to the Arabs as the 'Second Master' (after Aristotle), and
with good reason. It is unfortunate that his name has been overshadowed by
Al-Farabi. First published Fri Jul 15, 2016. We know little that is really reliable
about al-Fârâbî's life. Abû Nasr al-Fârâbî was probably born in 870 CE (AH 257)
Muslim philosopher, one of the preeminent thinkers of medieval Islam. He was
regarded in the medieval Islamic world as the greatest philosophical authority ...
Abu Nasr Muhammad al- Farabi, one the earliest Islamic intellectuals who were
instrumental in transmitting the doctrines of Plato and Aristotle to the Muslim.
A study guide to Al-Farabi's political philosophy, including primary and secondary
sources, multimedia, and an introduction to his life and thought.
Introduction and Biography of Al-Farabi - the founder of philosophy in the Islamic
world. Includes links to bibliography of primary and secondary sources.
Al-Farabi was born in Wasij, in the province of Farab in Turkestan, in 872 AD (
259 AH) of a noble family. His father, of Persian origin, was an army commander
Historians classify Al-Farabi as a member of the eastern group of Moslem
philosophers who were influenced by the Arabic translations of Greek
philosophers by ...
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