UA-35580571-1 EP.50-Philosophy and Religion between al-Kindi and al-Razi

EP.50-Philosophy and Religion between al-Kindi and al-Razi

July 9th, 2015

This episode highlights two perspectives in early philosophy within Muslim contexts. Al-Kindi (d. 860s) viewed philosophy and religion as compatible and important whereas al-Razi (d.925) was skeptical of revelation and prophets. 


Sources and further readings:

A History of Islamic Philosophy           by Majid Fakhry
Islamic Philosophy A-Z                          by Peter S. Groff
Islamic Philosophy: an Introduction   by Oliver Leaman
The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy   Edited by P. Adamson/R.C. Taylor
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