Al-Farabi

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Muslim scholar
Abū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Fārābī[1]
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Teetle The Seicont Teacher[2]
Born c. 872[2]
Fārāb on the Jaxartes (Syr Darya) in modren Kazakhstan or Faryāb in Khorāsān (modren day Afghanistan).[1]
Died c. 950[2]
Damascus[3]
Ethnicity Turkic
Era Islamic Golden Age
Releegion Islam
Main interest(s) Metapheesics, Poleetical filosofie, law, Logic, Muisic, Science, Ethics, Mysticism,[2] Epistemology
Notable wirk(s) kitāb al-mūsīqī al-kabīr ("The Great Beuk O Muisic"), ārā ahl al-madīna al-fāḍila ("The Virtuous Ceety"), kitāb iḥṣāʾ al-ʿulūm ("On The Introduction O Knawledge"), kitāb iḥṣāʾ al-īqā'āt ("Clessification O Rhythms")[2]

Al-Farabi (Turkis: Farabi, Arabic: ابو نصر محمد بن محمد الفارابيAbū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad Al Fārābī;[1] for ither recorded variants o his name see ablo), kent in the Wast as Alpharabius[5] (c. 872[2] in Fārāb[3] – atween 14 December, 950 an 12 Januar, 951 in Damascus),[3] wis a Turkic renained filosofer an jurist wha wrote in the fields o poleetical filosofie, metapheesics, ethics an logic.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Gutas, Dimitri. "Farabi". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved April 4, 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Corbin, Henry; Hossein Nasr; Utman Yahya (2001). History of Islamic Philosophy. Kegan Paul. ISBN 978-0-7103-0416-2. [verification needit]
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Dhanani, Alnoor (2007). "Fārābī: Abū Naṣr Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad ibn Tarkhān al‐Fārābī". In Thomas Hockey; et al. The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers. New York: Springer. pp. 356–7. ISBN 978-0-387-31022-0.  (PDF version)
  4. Brague, Rémi; Brague, Remi (1998). "Athens, Jerusalem, Mecca: Leo Strauss's "Muslim" Understanding of Greek Philosophy". Poetics Today. 19 (2): 235–259. doi:10.2307/1773441. ISSN 0333-5372. JSTOR 1773441. 
  5. Alternative names an translations frae Arabic include: Alfarabi, Farabi, Avenassar, an Abunaser.