By Peter Adamson
Despite al-Kindi's historic and philosophical value no e-book has offered an entire, in-depth examine his notion formerly. during this available creation to al-Kindi's works, Peter Adamson surveys what's recognized of his lifestyles and examines his strategy and his perspective in the direction of the Greek culture, in addition to his refined dating with the Muslim highbrow tradition of his day. exceptionally the ebook makes a speciality of explaining and comparing the information 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 fascinating, educational and approachable. This publication could be of curiosity to specialists within the box, however it calls for no wisdom of Greek or Arabic, and can be geared toward non-experts who're easily attracted to one of many maximum of Islamic philosophers.
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