5. Doctrine
(5,989 words)

In Chapter 4, Abū Yūsuf al-Kindī

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5.1 Introductions to Philosophy – 5.2 Propaedeutic Ethics – 5.3 Metaphysics – 5.4 Soul and Intellect – 5.5 Physics and Cosmology – 5.6 Mathematical Sciences

5.1 Introductions to Philosophy

Al-Kindī’s understanding of philosophy and its structure largely follows the precedent of the late ancient commentators on Aristotle (cf. Hein 1985 […

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Gerhard Endress and Peter Adamson, “5. Doctrine”, in: Philosophy in the Islamic World Online: 8th-10th Centuries. Consulted online on 22 January 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2543-2729_PIWO_COM_001405>
First published online: 2017



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