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date: 18 January 2019

al-Razi (c. 865–c. 925 ce) Islamic physician and philosopher 

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Berkshire Encyclopedia of World History
Author(s):
Michael C. LowMichael C. LOW

Although al-Razi (c. 865–c. 925 ce) was an Islamic philosopher whose unorthodox ideas earned little credence among Muslims of his day, his free thinking and, most importantly, his role as a physician made a significant contribution to world history. His work, and especially his translations, provided an important connection between ancient practices and physicians during medieval times, and in the development of current-day Western medicine. ...

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