Averroism
Averroism \A*ver"ro*ism\, n. The tenets of the Averroists. [1913 Webster]

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  • Averroism — is the term applied to either of two philosophical trends among scholastics in the late 13th century, the first of which was based on the Arab philosopher Averroës or Ibn Rushd s interpretations of Aristotle and his reconciliation of… …   Wikipedia

  • averroism — AVERROÍSM s.n. Curent în filozofia medievală occidentală având la bază învăţătura lui Averroes, care susţinea că materia şi mişcarea sunt veşnice şi nu au fost create şi nega nemurirea sufletului şi viaţa de apoi. [pron. ro ism. / < fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Averroism — Averroist, Averrhoist, n. Averroistic, Averrhoistic, adj. /av euh roh iz euhm, euh ver oh /, n. the philosophy of Averroës, largely based on Aristotelianism and asserting the unity of an active intellect common to all human beings while denying… …   Universalium

  • Averroism — noun The tenets of the Averroists, having to do with the doctrine of monopsychism …   Wiktionary

  • Averroism —    See Ibn Rushd …   Islamic philosophy dictionary

  • averroism — aver·ro·ism …   English syllables

  • Averroism —  Аверроизм …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Averroism — /ˌævəˈroʊɪzəm/ (say .avuh rohizuhm) noun the philosophy of Averroës, consisting chiefly of a pantheistic interpretation of the doctrines of Aristotle. Also, Averrhoism. –Averroist, noun –Averroistic, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • averroism — əˈverəˌwizəm, aˈv also ˌavəˈrōˌiz noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Averroës + English ism 1. : the doctrines of Averroës whose teachings were mainly written in the form of Neoplatonically influenced commentaries on Aristotle and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Latin Averroism — ▪ philosophy       the teachings of a number of Western Christian philosophers who, in the later Middle Ages and during the Renaissance, drew inspiration from the interpretation of Aristotle put forward by Averroës, a Muslim philosopher. The… …   Universalium

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