Averroes

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Abū 'l-Walīd Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Rushd (أبو الوليد محمد بن احمد بن رشد), mair weel-kent juist as Ibn Rushd (ابن رشد), an in European leeteratur as Averroes (1126 – 10 December 1198), wis an Andalusian Muslim polymath; a maister o Islamic philosophy, Islamic theology, Maliki law an jurisprudence, logic, psychology, politics, Arabic muisic theory, an the sciences o medicine, astronomy, geography, mathematics, pheesics an celestial mechanics. He wis born in Córdoba, Al Andalus, modren-day Spain, an dee'd in Marrakesh, modren-day Morocco. His schuil o philosophy is kent as Averroism. He haes been described bi some[1] as the foondin faither o secular thocht in Wastren Europe an "ane o the spiritual faithers o Europe,"[2] awtho ither scholars oppose sic claims.[3][4]

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  1. Majid Fakhry (2001). Averroes: His Life, Works and Influence. Oneworld Publications. ISBN 1-85168-269-4.
  2. Alain de Libera, Averroès et l'averroïsme, PUF, 1991, p.121.
  3. Sylvain Gougenheim, Aristote au Mont Saint Michel, Seuil, 2008
  4. Dominique Urvoy, Histoire de La Pensée Arabe et Islamique, Seuil, 2006