By Peter Adamson
Despite al-Kindi's historic and philosophical significance no ebook has offered a whole, in-depth examine his suggestion earlier. during this obtainable creation to al-Kindi's works, Peter Adamson surveys what's identified of his lifestyles and examines his approach and his perspective in the direction of the Greek culture, in addition to his sophisticated dating with the Muslim highbrow tradition of his day. principally the e-book specializes in explaining and comparing the information present in al-Kindi's wide-ranging philosophical corpus, together with works dedicated to technological know-how and arithmetic. all through, Adamson writes in language that's either critical and fascinating, educational and approachable. This e-book might be of curiosity to specialists within the box, however it calls for no wisdom of Greek or Arabic, and is usually geared toward non-experts who're easily attracted to one of many maximum of Islamic philosophers.
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