Philosophical Influences in Ismaili Thought

Philosophical Influences in Ismaili ThoughtExcerpt: … the influence of early Ismaili thinkers on al-Farabi seemed likely, but not certain. However, al-Farabi’s influence on later Ismaili thought, in particular on al-Kirmani, was evident and left no further doubt. Certain Farabian tenets – in particular, his cosmological system – were skilfully incorporated in the official Ismaili doctrine of the Fatimid period and were later subjected to mystical interpretation by some Tayyibi scholars.

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