Peter begins to look at the systematic rethinking of Hellenic philosophy offered by al-Fārābī, focusing on his logic and metaphysics.
Welcome to the 'History of Philosophy without any gaps' podcast...
A group of mostly Christian philosophers transpose the practices of antique Aristotelian philosophy to 10th century Baghdad.
A double dose of Peters, as Pormann joins Adamson to discuss medicine and philosophy in the Islamic world.
The doctor and philosopher Abū Bakr al-Rāzī sets out a daring philosophical theory involving five eternal principles: God, soul, matter, time and place.
Saadia Gaon draws on philosophy and Islamic theology to provide a rational account of Jewish belief.
The roots of Jewish philosophy in the Islamic world, focusing on the Rabbinic background in the Mishnah and Talmud, and the thought of early figures like Isaac Israeli.
Al-Kindī uses Hellenic materials to discuss the eternity of the world, divine attributes, and the nature of the soul.
Greek philosophy and science make their way into the Islamic world via Syriac and Arabic translations and interpretations.