Abu al-Hakam al-Kirmani

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Al-Kirmani, Commentary on 'Causes and symptoms'

Abu al-Hakam al-Kirmani (Arabic: أبو الحكم الكرماني‎; d. 1066 CE) was a prominent philosopher and scholar from the Muslim al-Andalus. A student of Maslamah Ibn Ahmad al-Majriti, he was a Neoplatonic advocate, and seen as an influence on Ibn 'Arabi, but he also wrote extensively on geometry and logic. His exact date of death is not known as he fled to Morocco in the twelfth century. It is possible that it was he who returned to al-Andalus with the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity.[1][2]


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  2. ^ Fakhry, Majid (1997). A short introduction to Islamic philosophy, theology and mysticism. Oneworld. p. 85. ISBN 1851681345.