Al-Kindi - 6 What was the role of al-Kindi in the...

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6) What was the role of al-Kindi in the foundation of philo., especially the mashaay school, for Peripatetic philo.? Al Kindi is often called the first philosopher of the Arabs and founder of the Mashai school. His work introduced the idea of the validity of philosophical investigation, independently of formal kalam affiliation. He followed the Neoplatonic path, albeit attempting to argue for the creation of the world as against the theory attempting to argue for the creation of the world as against the theory of constant production and reproduction. Al Kindi, like most early Peripatetics, was at once and philosopher and a scientist. He was the first Islamic thinker to grapple with the problem of the expression of peripatetic thought in Arabic. He also confronted one of the central problems of philosophy in the monotheistic world, namely, harmonization of faith and reason. Among his philosophical woks his treatises in the intellect, “On the Intellect”, and metaphysics, “On Metaphysics”,
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