Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
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The International Encyclopedia of Ethics
How to Cite
Parens, J. 2013. Al-Farabi. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics. .
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
Al-Farabi (ca. 870–950 ce) was born in what is now southern Kazakhstan. He studied in Bukhara, then Marv, and eventually Baghdad.
- Islamic philosophy;
- legal and political;
- normative ethics;
- practical reason