The Philosophy of Alfarabi And Its Influence on Medieval Thought History of Philosophy in Islam The Philosophy of Alfarabi And Its Influence on Medieval ThoughtBy Rev Robert HammondThe purpose of this book is to present in as brief and systematic a way the whole philosophy of Alfarabi and the

  • Title: The Philosophy of Alfarabi And Its Influence on Medieval Thought & History of Philosophy in Islam
  • Author: T.J. De Boer Robert Hammond
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  • Page: 194
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  • The Philosophy of Alfarabi And Its Influence on Medieval ThoughtBy Rev Robert HammondThe purpose of this book is to present, in as brief and systematic a way, the whole philosophy of Alfarabi and the influence it exerted on Medieval Thought My efforts in this field were prompted by a sincere desire to render service to philosophy and to those who are fond of philosophy.The Philosophy of Alfarabi And Its Influence on Medieval ThoughtBy Rev Robert HammondThe purpose of this book is to present, in as brief and systematic a way, the whole philosophy of Alfarabi and the influence it exerted on Medieval Thought My efforts in this field were prompted by a sincere desire to render service to philosophy and to those who are fond of philosophy Therefore, in outlining Alfarabi s Philosophy I shall bring out, as far as possible, the elements it has in common with ism.My efforts will have been amply rewarded if the study of this book enables the reader to find through its pages two facts first, that Alfarabi was well acquainted with Greek philosophy so well acquainted, in fact, that he was able, through diligent study, to perfect some of its old theories and work out new ones Second, that the Schoolmen borrowed from him a great amount of material which hitherto has been regarded by many as a product of their speculation, while in reality it is not In all justice to Alfarabi and other Arabian thinkers, we should candidly admit that Christian philosophy owes a great deal to them.It is good for the reader to know that in writing this book, I used the Arabic works of Alfarabi I read them with care, and when anything attracted my attention, I tried to examine it closely Robert Hammond History of Philosophy in Islamby T J De BoerThis is a well written and authoritative review of the history of Islamic philosophy during the middle ages Medieval Islamic civilization at its height was a center of learning, and its philosophers were no exception Islamic philosophers grappled with issues such as free will, causality and the nature of reality Some of these figures are still well known, such as Ibn Sina Avicenna , Ibn Roshd Averroes , the Sufi Gazali, and Kindi.These thinkers drew on many sources, including Indian philosophy such as the Upanishads and the ancient Greek philosophers, particularly Aristotle, whose works were considered the highest authority In turn, Aristotelianism was picked up by by the Catholic Church and virtually enshrined as doctrine, particularly in the realm of natural science This endured until the experimental method was used to test Aristotle in the renaissance, and his dominance was overthrown.

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