al-Farabi

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al-Farabi

(ˈælfəˈrɑːbɪ)
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(Biography) Mohammed ibn Tarkhan. died 950, Muslim philosopher, physician, and mathematician, of central Asian origin
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42 Abu Nasar Al-Farabi (870-950) also known in the Western world as Alpharabius is considered as the first systematic philosopher in the Muslim World and the father of Islamic Neo-Platonism.
1: "Quidam enim philosophi posuerunt quod intellectus noster possibilis nunquam potest ad hoc pervenire ut intelligat substantias separatas, sicut Alpharabius in fine suae Ethicae: quamvis conttarium dixerit in Lib.
Quidam enim dixerunt, ut Alpharabius et Avempace, quod ex hoc ipso quod intellectus noster intelligit quaecumque intelligibilia, pertingit ad videndam essentiam substantiae separatae".