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10 Arabic Philosophers You Should Know

10 Arabic Philosophers You Should Know

If challenged to name ten philosophers in ten seconds, some of us might make it to ten. Most of us could possibly hit seven. Of those, the majority are likely to be ancient Greek figures with the remainder more modern, western ones. If a non-western name is to be offered it is likely to be one of the extremely famous thinkers of Asia, such as Confucius, the Buddha, Lao Tzu, or Sun Tzu. How many of us would produce an Arabic thinker as an example? This is a shame, as the Golden Age (8th century – 13th century) in the…
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