AL-KINDI (801-873): “The Great Arab Philisopher and A Developer of Cryptography”

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Name : Abu Yusuf Ya’qub Ishaq al-Kindi
Title : Al-Kindus, Polymath.
Birth : 801 in Kufa, Iraq.
Death : 873 in Baghdad, Iraq.
School : Early Islamic philosophy, Peripatetic school, Islamic science, Shafi’ite fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence)
Notable Ideas : The first of the Muslim Peripatetic philosophers, and is known for his efforts to introduce Greek and Hellenistic philosophy to the Arab world, and
as a pioneer in chemistry, cryptography, medicine, music theory, physics, psychology, and the
philosophy of science.
Works : Warning Against the Deceptions of the Alchemists, Refutation of the Claim of Those Who Claim the Artificial Fabrication of Gold and Silver, A Manuscript on Deciphering Cryptographic Messages, On the Use of the Indian Numerals (Four Volumes), Treatise on the Efficient Cause of the Flow and Ebb, Treatise on Diseases Caused by Phlegm, Medical Formulary, On Sleep and Dreams, First Philosophy, and Eradication of Sorrow. – Wikipedia

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