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Description - Al-Farabi, Founder of Islamic Neoplatonism by Majid Fakhry

This text provides a comprehensive introduction to Al-Farabi, the first Islamic philosopher to translate the work of Plato and Aristotle. Written by leading scholar Majid Fakhry, the book documents the philosopher's life, writings and achievements. Outlining Al-Farabi's impact on the world of philosophy, his views on human reason and the nature of God, this is a definitive guide to a much-neglected figure.

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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: 1-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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