Lecture M 6-1

Lecture M 6-1 - Lecture M 6/1 1. 7thc. -Arab expansion into...

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Lecture M 6/1 1. 7thc. -Arab expansion into Persia: o 2. 8thc –caliph est. translation program (Grk-> Arabic); o schools 3. kalam ” [= logos (Grk)] = rational theology o (logic) 4. What is the relation of faith /revelation : reason /understanding? 5. al-Farabi 10thc. rationalist: o philosophers understand the truth o lesser folk merely believe and need images o The Koran needs interpretation ; then we can see that it and Greek philosophy agree . o NOTES: Religion is an imitation of philosophy Religion is for the masses, but if your smart enough you don’t need it He had a huge influence on Ibn Sina 6. Ibn Sina / Avicennac. 1000 A.D. o Still most advanced medicine that anyone had ever written (at this time) o 7. :) Famous for creating a rationally unified Islamic theology but. .. 8.
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course MMW 654321 taught by Professor Smarr during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.

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Lecture M 6-1 - Lecture M 6/1 1. 7thc. -Arab expansion into...

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