Dr. Catarina Belo
Associate professor of philosophy at The American University in Cairo
icon-calendar March 19, 2019
This talk examines Alfarabi’s views on prophecy and prophethood within the frame of his philosophy of religion. Taking into account his metaphysical and political writings, it analyses in particular Alfarabi’s description of prophetic faculties and qualities and his conception of the philosopher king within the context of his views on the harmony between philosophy and religion.