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A·ver·ro·ës

or A·ver·rho·ës (ə-vĕr′ō-ēz′, ăv′ə-rō′ēz) 1126-1198.
Arab physician and philosopher, born in Spain. He is best known for his commentaries on Aristotle.
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In his memoir, Joseph Anton , he recalls that his father adopted the surname ' Rushdie' "because he respected Ibn Rushd for being at the forefront of the rationalist argument against Islamic literalism in his time.
Quant a Ibn Rushd, son Luvre, Bidayat al-Mujtahid wa-Nihayat al-Muqtasid (5) est consacree a des questions discutees en matiere de fiqh (jurisprudence, droit) selon lequel le religieux et le juridique ne se dissocient pas, ce qui lui valut une certaine reputation dans ce domaine.
Ibn Rushd grandson, Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Rushd, 2004.
In the first, he tells biographical stories of the most important scientists in the medieval Arab and Islamic world -- a few are well known like Ibn Rushd and Ibn Sina (known as Averroes and Avicenna in the West), but most hardly heard of outside the Middle East, like Ibn Al Haytham, born in Basra in 965 AD.
La obra de Arnzen traduce al ingles un resumen de la Metafisica de Aristoteles realizado por uno de los filosofos de la Peninsula Iberica de mayor fama mundial, Ibn Rushd, llamado Averroes entre los latinos.
For a long time interest in Islamic philosophy has focused mainly on early periods, acknowledging Ibn Rushd as the last great Muslim philosopher.
Summary: Once Lebanese students complete classes at the Ibn Rushd School in the central Bekaa village of Taalbaya, the school day begins yet again for more than 500 Syrian refugees who have had difficulties adjusting to the local curriculum.
Syrian lawyer and human rights activist Razan Zaitouneh was awarded the 2012 Ibn Rushd Award for Freedom of Thought by the Ibn Rushd Fund for Freedom of Thought.
Le terrorisme pour l'Occident a commence avec le 11 Septembre, mais nous savons qu'il est la depuis Ibn Rushd (savant arabe du 12eme siecle, NDLR).
Germany), in spite of its influence on the works of Ibn Sina (or Avicenna), Ibn Rushd, Maimonides, and the Ismaili tradition (as exemplified by Hamid al-Din al-Kirmani).
Those who instrumentalize Soroush's opposition for their political ends, if they had a glimpse of the hot debates between Imam al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd or between Ibn Arabi and Ibn Taymiyya, would realize the Islamic thought remains vivid and strong thanks to these dialectic confrontations.
In the province of Aleppo, a team of observers paid visits to the neighborhoods of al-Siryan, al-Muhafaza, al-Jmeiliyeh, Sheikh Taha, al-Hamadaniyeh, Salah-Eddin, Shahba and New Aleppo and toured Ibn Rushd Hospital.