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Averroes (Ibn Rushd): Muslim Scholar, Philosopher, and Physician of the Twelfth Century

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Abu al-Walid ibn Rushd (better know by his Latin name Averroes) was born in Cordoba, the capital of al-Andalus, as Muslim Spain was called. He was dedicated to the study of Plato and Aristotle, writing comprehensive commentaries on the great Greek philosophers who introduced Europe to the breadth of Greek philosophy. Known as one of the greatest interpreters of Aristotle, ...more
Hardcover, 112 pages
Published August 1st 2005 by Rosen Central
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Robert Sheppard
CLASSICAL ARABIC AND ISLAMIC MASTERPIECES OF WORLD LITERATURE FROM THE ISLAMIC GOLDEN AGE-----"THE KORAN," AL-KHANSA, HAFIZ, ABU-NAWAS, RUMI, AL-JAHIZ, "ONE THOUSAND AND ONE NIGHTS," IBN SINA (AVICENNA), IBN RUSHD (AVERROES),IBN ARABI, IBN-TUFAIL (ABUBACER) & AL-HALLAJ---FROM THE WORLD LITERATURE FORUM RECOMMENDED CLASSICS AND MASTERPIECES SERIES VIA GOODREADS—-ROBERT SHEPPARD, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF




"THE INK OF THE SCHOLAR"---THE ISLAMIC GOLDEN AGE



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Savana Moza
Jun 05, 2015 Savana Moza rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Averroes atau ibnu rusyd merupakan salah satu cendekiawan muslim yg terkenal dgn karya2 di bidang kedokteran. Namun siapa sangka, karya averroes tak berkutat ttg itu saja. Karya2 filsafatnya yg kebanyakan mengomentari pemikiran aristoteles menjadi awal munculnya paham baru yaitu averroisme.

Averroisme sempat menjadi sebuah paham yg begitu kontroversial di eropa. Yaitu Dante Alighieri, seorang penyair terkenal Italia ternyata adalah seorang pengagum dr Averroes. Banyak karya nya yg terinspirasi d
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A biography of twelfth-century Muslim scholar, philosopher, and physician. This book describes Ibn Rushd's life, education, and legacy in an easy text and illustrated book. Ibn Rushd is better known in the West by his Latin name, Averroes.
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