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al-Fârâbun Abressé Nasr, The book of the political regime, introduction, translation and comments by Philippe Vallat, Collection “medieval sagesses”, Paris, Les Belles Lettres, 2012, 268 p.



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Philippe Vallat translates, annotated and commented on one of the latest texts of the Arabic philosophy of the th century al-Fārābhus, and perhaps the most important book for understanding his political and religious vision. A radical vision: according to Philippe Vallat, Fārābă places Islam, like all the religions of prophetia, among the impostures of this world. For that very reason, the commentator refuses the ‘Islamic’ epithet or the combination of the words ‘Islamic philosophy’ to designate o...

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