By Peter Adamson
Despite al-Kindi's ancient and philosophical significance no booklet has provided an entire, in-depth examine his concept before. during this obtainable creation to al-Kindi's works, Peter Adamson surveys what's identified of his existence and examines his procedure and his angle in the direction of the Greek culture, in addition to his sophisticated courting with the Muslim highbrow tradition of his day. particularly the e-book specializes in explaining and comparing the tips present in al-Kindi's wide-ranging philosophical corpus, together with works dedicated to technology and arithmetic. all through, Adamson writes in language that's either critical and interesting, educational and approachable. This publication can be of curiosity to specialists within the box, however it calls for no wisdom of Greek or Arabic, and can also be geared toward non-experts who're easily drawn to one of many maximum of Islamic philosophers.
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Al-Kind=i (Great Medieval Thinkers) by Peter Adamson