HoP 126 - High Five - al-Razi

April 28th, 2013

The doctor and philosopher Abu Bakr al-Razi sets out a daring philosophical theory involving five eternal principles: God, soul, matter, time and place.

HoP 125 - Reasoned Belief - Saadia Gaon

April 21st, 2013

Saadia Gaon draws on Greek philosophy and Islamic theology to provide a rational account of Jewish belief.

HoP 124 - The Chosen Ones - Judaism and Philosophy

April 14th, 2013

The roots of Jewish philosophy in the Islamic world, focusing on the Rabbinic background in the Mishnah and Talmud, and the thought of early figures like Isaac Israeli.

HoP 123 - Philosopher of the Arabs - al-Kindi

April 7th, 2013

Al-Kindī uses Hellenic materials to discuss the eternity of the world, divine attributes, and the nature of the soul.

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