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  • One of the reasons my name is Rushdie is that my father was an admirer of Ibn Rush'd, the 12th century Arab philosopher known as Averroes in the West.

    Nathan Gardels: Salman Rushdie: Inside the Mind of Jihadists

  • Eventually the extensive and thorough commentaries by the Moorish Ibn Rushd (in Latin, Averroes, 1126 “ 98) were translated from Arabic as well.

    Medieval Philosophy

  • The apixaban study, called Averroes, involved 5,600 patients with atrial fibrillation and an increased risk of stroke.

    Race On to Prevent Clots

  • Among them are Ibn Rushd, known as Averroes, a Muslim scholar renowned for his commentaries on Aristotle; and Maimonides, a Jewish rabbi, physician and philosopher.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • Ibn Rushd, also known as Averroes, was one of the best Islamic philosophers.

    iToot Stream

  • Personally, many of their ideas resonate well with me as do those of Muslim philosophers like Ibn Rushd, affectionately known as Averroes in the West, where he actually ended up having more influence than in the Islamic world.

    The Sudanese Thinker

  • He found that there existed a great interest in the Aristotelian philosophy as interpreted by Ibn Rushd (called Averroes in Latin), and since he himself was familiar with many of the commentaries of Ibn Rushd in Hebrew translations that had been accumulating during the nearly two hundred year period since the death of that Muslim sage, while many of these works had not yet been translated into Latin, Elijah Delmedigo was able to excite his students with the ideas of this so-called “radical Aristotelianism.”

    Elijah Delmedigo

  • It would be nostalgic to repeatedly recount the tremendous contributions of scholars such as Averroes and Avicenna.

    Taufiq Rahim: A Call Beyond Islam: The Aga Khan Award for Architecture Makes Its Mark

  • The influence of Muslim thinkers such as Averroes and Ibn Rushd reemphasized the use of Aristotle and Plato in Christian theology.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • It is only fair, however, to add that some of the more faithful Aristoteleans among the Arabians, such as Averroes, were content to put scientific knowledge in the place of ecstatic contemplation, and thus succeeded in avoiding the contradictions implied in the mysticism of the Sufis.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

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