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Title: Al-Kindî: The Founder of Philosophical Exegesis of the Qur’ân
Authors: Janssens, Jules # ×
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Centre of Islamic Studies
Series Title: Journal of Qur'anic studies vol:9 issue:2 pages:1-21
Abstract: Al-Kindî, the father of Arabic philosophy, is the first author who has elaborated an outspoken philosophical exegesis of the Qur'ân. Even if he is clearly inspired by the discussion of the mu'tazilite theologians of his time, he nevertheless offers an exegesis which is quite different in nature, and which shows influences of the late Greek (Christian) thinker John Philoponus.
ISSN: 1465-3591
VABB publication type: VABB-1
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:De Wulf-Mansion Centre for Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
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