Al-Ghazali, Persian Mystic and Philosopher
(c. 1058-1111)

Just the Facts:
  • Name: Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī
  • Known as: Al-Ghazali
  • Birth: Unknown Date, 1058, Tous, Iran
  • Death: December 19, 1111, Tous, Iran
  • Language: Persian
  • Who he was: Persian mystic and philosopher; Tahafut al-Falasifa (Incoherence of the Philosophers); Kimiya-yi Sa'adat (Alchemy of Happiness); Munqidh min al-dalal (Deliverance from Error--autobiography); Ihya' Ulum al-Din or Ihya'u Ulumiddin (The Revival of Religious Sciences)

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