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Averroes (Ibn Rushd) : Scholar of Classical and Islamic Philosophy

Author: Bridget Lim; Liz Sonneborn
Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing, 2016.
Series: Physicians, scientists, and mathematicians of the Islamic world.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The man we call Averroes was one of the great thinkers of the Muslim world during the Middle Ages. An accomplished physician and judge, Averroes is most renowned for writing comprehensive commentaries on Aristotle, ranging from short paraphrases of the great Greek philosopher's words to lengthy, line-by-line analyses approachable by only the most learned scholars. In time, Averroes's commentaries introduced Europe,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lim, Bridget.
Averroes (Ibn Rushd).
New York : Rosen Publishing, 2016
(DLC) 2015047628
(OCoLC)932003645
Named Person: Averroës; Averroës
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bridget Lim; Liz Sonneborn
ISBN: 9781508171348 1508171343
OCLC Number: 950613812
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: The development of the Islamic world --
The education of Averroes --
Philosophy and Islam --
Law and medicine --
Remembering Averroes.
Series Title: Physicians, scientists, and mathematicians of the Islamic world.
Responsibility: Bridget Lim and Liz Sonneborn.

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The man we call Averroes was one of the great thinkers of the Muslim world during the Middle Ages. An accomplished physician and judge, Averroes is most renowned for writing comprehensive commentaries on Aristotle, ranging from short paraphrases of the great Greek philosopher's words to lengthy, line-by-line analyses approachable by only the most learned scholars. In time, Averroes's commentaries introduced Europe, which had been plunged into the Dark Ages, to the breadth of Greek philosophy. As one of the greatest interpreters of Aristotle, Averroes and his work forged a crucial link between.

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