Al-Kindi Video

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Al-Kindi Cartoon

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Al-Kindi-Podcast

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Al-Kindi (collage)

  1. A periodic table representing Al kindi’s studies as he studied Chemistry. 2. Indian numbers as Al-Kindi contributed in the field of numbers and proportions. 3. Beaker showing chemical reactions in chemistry. 4. Numbers and their relations. 5. Numbers showing their foundations 6. Nucleus of an atom which is related to chemistry 7. Numbers showing how it contributed to spherical geometry. 8. Test tubes showing chemical reactions 9. Funnel filtering chemical reactions 10. Periodic table showing the original substances of elements in...

Al-Kindi

Abu Yousuf Yaqub Ibn Ishaq al-Kindi, a Muslim philosopher who contributed a lot to the philosophy field during the Golden Ages of the Muslims and the Black and Dark Ages of the Europeans. He was also known as the father of Arab philosophy. He earned this name due to his excellent contributions in the philosophical field.  He studied the Greek work and tried to bride the intellectual gap between the Arab world and the western world. He was considered as the bridge between Greek philosophers and Islamic philosophy. This idea made him unique until today, well-know, and famous in the philosophy field until today.  He was one of the first Arab scholars to translate and comment on Greek philosophical manuscripts. According to Al-Kindi, philosophy is defined as “the establishment of what is true and right”. His skills extended to many other fields including medicine, mathematics, music, astrology and optics had a tremendous influence on later centuries. Al Kindi was born in Kufa, Iraq where he was raised. He was born in Kufa , Iraq in 801. He died in Baghdad, Iraq in 873. Kufa was an arab center for arab learning and culture in the ninth century where he got the best education. Al Kindi’s family was originated from the Royal Kindah tribe from southern Arabia. His father and grandfather were the governors of Kufa. Later on he moved to Baghdad where he completed his studies and gained his fame.  He was appointed by Khalifah Al-Maamoun as a researcher and translator in the House of Wisdom (Bayt al-Hikmah). His contribution in arithmetic included lines and multiplication of numbers, measuring proportion, relative quantities and Indian numbers. Al-Kindi also contributed to spherical geometry which assisted him in astronomical studies. In physics, Al-Kindi made great contributions to...