Al-Farabi by Majid Fakhry
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By Majid Fakhry


Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism : His Life, Works and Influence

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Al-Farabi by Majid Fakhry

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The only comprehensive introduction to al-Farabi - the first Islamic philosopher to translate the works of Plato and Aristotle. This new survey from a leading scholar documents the philosopher's life, writings and achievements.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781851683024
ISBN-10: 185168302X
Format: Paperback
(225mm x 146mm x 16mm)
Pages: 174
Imprint: Oneworld Publications
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Publish Date: 22-Jul-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Majid Fakhry

Majid Fakhry is Emeritus Professor at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon, and Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, Washington, DC. He has also taught philosphy in Lebanon and the UK, and his publications include Averroes: His Life, Works and Influence.

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