By Peter Adamson
Despite al-Kindi's ancient and philosophical value no e-book has awarded a whole, in-depth examine his idea before. during this available advent to al-Kindi's works, Peter Adamson surveys what's recognized of his existence and examines his strategy and his angle in the direction of the Greek culture, in addition to his sophisticated courting with the Muslim highbrow tradition of his day. especially the publication 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 severe and fascinating, educational and approachable. This publication should be of curiosity to specialists within the box, however it calls for no wisdom of Greek or Arabic, and is additionally geared toward non-experts who're easily attracted to one of many maximum of Islamic philosophers.
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Al-Kind=i (Great Medieval Thinkers) by Peter Adamson