died a.d. 950, Arab philosopher.
Al Farabi is said to have taught the eternity of the world and to have denied the permanent individuality of the soul.
A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
It was a commentary of Al Farabi on the metaphysics of Aristotle.
Mystics and Saints of Islam Claud Field
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