Al-Kindi : The Philosopher of the Arabs
By George N. Atiyeh
Hardback 244 Pages
ISBN : 9788171511877
Publisher : Kitab Bhavan, India
About The Book
In this book an attempt is made to present al-Kindi’s philosophy in comprehensive way for the general readers and the students of Arab-Muslims thought. Al-Kindi contributed a lot in philosophical and scientific sphere. The present treatise based on metaphysics and astronomy. It also deals the problems relation between philosophy, religion and ethics.
Abu Yusuf Yaqub ibn Ishaq Al-Kindi (born in Kufah Iraq c801 AD) is the father of Islamic Philosophy. He was also a scientist of high caliber a gifted Mathematician, astronomer, physician and a geographer as well as a talented musician.
All-Kindi served as a translator and editor of Greek philosophical works at the court of the Abbasid caliphs al-Ma'mun and Mu'tasim. He was well versed in ancient learning and devoted his life to its dissemination in all areas of Muslim culture.
He Died c873 AD in Baghdad Iraq.
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