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Averroes

Latinization of name of Ibn Rushd (1126-1198) Arab philosopher and physician of Spain and Morocco. He reintroduced, before the Renaissance, something of Aristotle's doctrines and his followers were particularly noted for their separation of philosophy from religion. Related: Averroist; Averoistic.

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Definitions of Averroes from WordNet

Averroes (n.)
Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198);
Synonyms: ibn-Roshd / Abul-Walid Mohammed ibn-Ahmad Ibn-Mohammed ibn-Roshd
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