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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

3,182 words, approx. 11 pages
Ibn Rushd IBN RUSHD (AH 520–595/1126–1198 CE), better known in Western sources as Averroës, was the last outstanding Arab philosopher and commentator of Aristotle. Ibn Rushd was b... Read more
630 words, approx. 3 pages
Abu'al-Walid Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Ibn Muhammad Ibn Rushd (Averroës) 1126-1198 Spanish Physician, Philosopher, Astronomer and Jurist Ibn Rushd, known to the West as Averroës, is famous f... Read more
1,045 words, approx. 4 pages
Agent Intellect, The In his On the Soul, iii 4–5, Aristotle wrote that there is one intellect that becomes all things and another that makes all things, just as light makes colors visible. It i... Read more
1,358 words, approx. 5 pages
Averroes [addendum] At the time that Ibn Rushd was working, the philosophical curriculum was largely Neoplatonic, and this is because the Greek tradition of philosophy was transmitted to the Islamic w... Read more
3,692 words, approx. 13 pages
Averroes(C. 1126–C. 1198) Averroes, or ibn Rushd, was the foremost figure in Islamic philosophy's period of highest development (700–1200). His preeminence is due to his own immen... Read more