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Al-Farabi

  1. Joshua Parens

Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444367072.wbiee331

The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

How to Cite

Parens, J. 2013. Al-Farabi. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 FEB 2013

Abstract

Al-Farabi (ca. 870–950 ce) was born in what is now southern Kazakhstan. He studied in Bukhara, then Marv, and eventually Baghdad.

Keywords:

  • Aristotle;
  • Islamic philosophy;
  • legal and political;
  • Muhammad;
  • normative ethics;
  • Plato;
  • knowledge;
  • monotheism;
  • practical reason