Averroes, Latinized form of his actual name Ibn Rushd, 1126-1198. Medieval Islamic scholar known for his defenses of Aristotle and his view that philosophy and religion are not incompatible. In this regard, he may be considered an important figure in the medieval philosophy of religion.
Description: Averroes, Latinized form of his actual name Ibn Rushd, 1126-1198. Medieval Islamic scholar known for his defenses of Aristotle and his view that philosophy and religion are not incompatible. In this regard, he may be considered an important figure in the medieval philosophy of religion.
Biographical studies of the philosopher Averroes (ibn Rushd).
The writings of Averroes (ibn Rushd), including excerpts.