By Peter Adamson
Despite al-Kindi's ancient and philosophical value no e-book has provided a whole, in-depth examine his suggestion previously. during this available creation to al-Kindi's works, Peter Adamson surveys what's identified of his existence and examines his approach and his angle in the direction of the Greek culture, in addition to his sophisticated dating with the Muslim highbrow tradition of his day. mainly the booklet 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 interesting, educational and approachable. This ebook could 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 drawn to one of many maximum of Islamic philosophers.
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