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Al-Kindī (philosopher)


Who is Al-Kindī?

Al-kindī a.k.a. Al-Kindi: Abu Yūsuf Yaʻqūb ibn ʼIsḥāq aṣ-Ṣabbāḥ al-Kindī, known as "the Philosopher of the Arabs", was an Iraqi Muslim Arab philosopher, polymath, mathematician, physician and musician. Al-Kindi was the first of the Muslim peripatetic philosophers, and is unanimously hailed as the "father of Islamic or Arabic philosophy" for his synthesis, adaptation and promotion of Greek and Hellenistic philosophy in the Muslim world.

  • also known as Abu Yusuf Yaʻqūb ibn Isḥāq al-Sabbah al-Kindī
  • born in (1214 years ago) in Basra
  • nationality: Iraq
  • religion: Islam
  • profession: Physician, scientist, mathematician, philosopher, musician
  • died in (1142 years ago) in Baghdad

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