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al-Muqammas, Daud (fl. 9th century)

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10.4324/9780415249126-J002-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-J002-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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Daud ibn Marwan, called al-Muqammas, is the first Jewish thinker known to have written in Arabic and one of the earliest Arabic speaking theologians whose work is extant. He also wrote on logic, biblical exegesis, doxography and polemical matters. His pioneering efforts toward a systematic Jewish philosophy show the influence both of Muslim theology (kalam) and the Aristotelian philosophy taught in the Syriac Christian academies.

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Stroumsa, Sarah. al-Muqammas, Daud (fl. 9th century), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-J002-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/al-muqammas-daud-fl-9th-century/v-1.
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