Person

Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Fārābī, approximately 873‒950


Language of data English

Language

Arabic  —  Turkic languages  —  Syriac  —  Persian, Modern, after 800

Gender

Male

Birth

  • Date Hegirian 260 approximate date Gregorian 873-874 approximate date

    Place Wasīǧ (Turkestan)

    Place فاراب تركستان من أرض خراسان

    Place Wasīǧ (Turkestan)

Death

  • Date Hegirian 339 Gregorian 950-951

    Place Damas

    Place دمشق

    Place Damas

Profession

Philosophe

Profession

منطقي  —  موسيقي  —  حكيم  —  سياسي  —  فيلسوف  —  رياضي

Profession

Philosopher

Activity

Philosophie

Activity

المنطق  —  الطبيعة  —  ما بعد الطبيعة  —  الموسيقى  —  السياسة المدنية  —  الفلسفة  —  الرياضيات

Activity

Philosophy

Title

المعلم الثاني

Residence

Wasīǧ (Turkestan)  —  Bagdad  —  Alep

Residence

فاراب  —  دمشق  —  بغداد

Residence

Wasīǧ (Turkestan)  —  Baghdad  —  Alep

Biography

  • Un des plus grands philosophes musulmans.- Désigné par les noms de Alfarabius ou Avennasar dans certains textes latins médiévaux.- Vie reculée à Bagdad.- En 942, il devient proche du souverain ḥamdānide chiite Sayif al-Dawla et vit dans son entourage en Syrie.- Son maître était Yuḥammā b. Haylān, un chrétien nestorien.- La raison est, pour lui, supérieure à la foi religieuse.- Il considère la religion comme une approche secondaire de la vérité à travers des symboles, destinée aux non-philosophes.- Trouve toutes les réponses aux problèmes contemporains, y compris celui du califat, dans la philosophie grecque.

Biography

  • One of the greatest Muslim philosopher.- Designated by the names of Alfarabius or Avennasar in some medieval Latin texts.- Private individual life in Baghdad.- In 942, he got close to the Šiʿī Ḥamdānid ruler Sayif al-Dawla and lived with its court in Syria.- His philosophy teacher was Yuḥannā b. Haylān, a Nestorian Christian.- He considered the human reason as superior to the religious faith.- Religion is, to him, a secondary approach of the truth through symbols, intended to the non-philosophers.- He found all the answers to its contemporary issues, including the caliphate one, in the Greek philosophy

References

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ISNI

VIAF

BnF

  • 11902242

IdRef

AKid   A10504 updated at 2018-10-05

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Authorised

  • Alpharabius, approximately 873‒950

  • al-Fārābī, Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad, approximately 873‒950

  • ал-Фа̄ра̄бӣ, Мух̣аммад б. Мух̣аммад, approximately 873‒950

  • אל-פאראבי, מחמד בן מחמד, حوالى 873‒950

  • الفارابي، محمد بن محمد، حوالى 873‒950

  • فارابی، ابو‌نصر، حوالى 873‒950

Variant

  • Abunazar Alpharabi, approximately 873‒950

  • Alfarabi

  • Alpharabii, approximately 873‒950

  • Avennasar, approximately 873‒950

  • Avennaser, approximately 873‒950

  • Fârâbî, vers 873‒950

  • аль-Фараби, approximately 873‒950

  • Фараби

  • الفارابي (339\950) (أبو نصر) محمد بن محمد بن أوزلغ

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  • al-Fārābī (339/950) (Abū Naṣr) Muḥammad b. Muḥammad

  • ал-Фа̄ра̄бӣ (339/950) (Абӯ Нас̣р) Мух̣аммад б. Мух̣аммад

  • אל-פאראבי (339\950) (אבו נצר) מחמד בן מחמד

  • الفارابي (339\950) (أبو نصر) محمد بن محمد بن محمد التركي المعلم الثاني

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