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Yaqub ibn Ishaq al-Kindi (Alkindus, Yaaqub ibn Ishaq), c. 800 AD - c. 873 AD. Medieval Islamic Neoplatonist scholar, first of the great Islamic philosophers. His thought, which placed faith above reason, was later taken up and defended by Avicenna.

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al-Marja.com: Ibn Ishaq Al-Kindi (Alkindus)
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Article reviewing his various philosophical teachings.

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