1126?–98, Arab philosopher in Spain.
He unfortunately dealt the death blow to Mohammedan philosophy and averroes wrote against him.
The Literature of Ecstasy Albert Mordell
At all events, so he was interpreted by averroes and later by Aquinas.
Dante: His Times and His Work Arthur John Butler
There its great representative was averroes, whose life filled the last three quarters of the twelfth century.
The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II) Henry Osborn Taylor
He was the most eminent predecessor of Ibn Rushd or averroes.
A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
In the twelfth century, averroes, the greatest philosopher of Islamism, was born.
Old Continental Towns Walter M. Gallichan
They speculate on Nirvana, on Brahm, on the doctrine of averroes.
The Hearts of Men H. Fielding
Aristotle had passed away from their eyes; his great commentator, averroes, stood in his place.
History of the Conflict Between Religion and Science John William Draper
The most famous of the professors were averroes, Albucasis and Avenzoar.
The Evolution of Modern Medicine William Osler
Yet we find the disciples of averroes numerous in the university of Padua about that time.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam
Of these averroes, a native of Cordova, who died early in the thirteenth century, was the most eminent.
View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3) Henry Hallam
Arabic name ibn-Rushd. 1126–88, Arab philosopher and physician in Spain, noted particularly for his attempts to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy with Islamic religion, which profoundly influenced Christian scholasticism
Latinization of name of Ibn Rushd (1126-1198) Arab philosopher and physician of Spain and Morocco.
Averroës A·ver·ro·ës or A·ver·rho·ës (ə-věr’ō-ēz’, āv’ə-rō’ēz), 1126-1198.
Arab physician and philosopher, born in Spain. He is best known for his commentaries on Aristotle.
the philosophy of Averroës, largely based on Aristotelianism and asserting the unity of an active intellect common to all human beings while denying personal immortality. Historical Examples In such a critical generation the words of Averroism found willing ears, and pupils who outran their teacher. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3 Various The […]
to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner. Law. to allege as a fact. Historical Examples The landlady was thus justified in averring that something had been done by somebody, albeit unable to point to anything specific. Evan Harrington, Complete George Meredith This he at first declined to do, averring […]
to assert or affirm with confidence; declare in a positive or peremptory manner. Law. to allege as a fact. Contemporary Examples Although di Giovanni had longed to be a mother, she was “not a very natural” one, she avers. Of Love and War Penelope Rowlands October 24, 2011 Historical Examples Three drops, he avers, of […]
having a strong feeling of opposition, antipathy, repugnance, etc.; opposed: He is not averse to having a drink now and then. Contemporary Examples In Iraq, there is a real concern over the emergence of Alnusra Front and Salafists who are most averse to Shiites in the region. The Future Uncertain: An Iraqi on His Country […]