Al-Farabi's Psychology and Epistemology

[New Entry by Luis Xavier López-Farjeat on February 11, 2016.] Abū Naṣr al-Fārābī (c. 870 - 950), known in the Arabic philosophical tradition as the "Second Master" (al-mu'allim al-thānī) after
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[New Entry by Luis Xavier López-Farjeat on February 11, 2016.] Abū Naṣr al-Fārābī (c. 870 - 950), known in the Arabic philosophical tradition as the "Second Master" (al-mu'allim al-thānī) after Aristotle, and Alpharabius/Alfarabi in the Latin West tradition, is one of the major thinkers in the history of Islamic philosophy. He wrote extensively on logic, philosophy of language, metaphysics, natural philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, philosophical psychology and epistemology. His teachings had a strong Aristotelian...

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