Thursday, February 24, 2005

Averro�

Medieval Latin �Averrho�s�, also called �Ibn Rushd�, Arabic in full �Abu al-Walid Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn Rushd � influential Islamic religious philosopher who integrated Islamic traditions with ancient Greek thought. At the request of the Almohad caliph Abu Ya'qub Yusuf, he produced a series of summaries and commentaries on most of Aristotle's works (1169 - 95) and on Plato's Republic, which exerted considerable influence in

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