Muslim philosopher

Al-Farabi, second master, philosophy, Muslim, Aristotle

Had it not been for his coherent explanations on the Aristotle’s Metaphysics, Avicenna would probably never have been able to understand it; he read Aristotle forty times, but it was just through...

Ibin Sina, Avicenna, medicine, physician, Doctor, Al-Qanun

Every age has its defining genius, every culture its own Aristotle, Leonardo or Goethe. For classical Islam, one of those figures is unquestionably Ibn Sina or Avicenna (his...

rhazes

“Put a piece of meat in various parts of town and see in which place it will get rotten more slowly, that would be the proper place for a hospital.” That was the extraordinarily wise and...