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Decisive Treatise and Epistle Dedicatory Averro s Ibn Rushd emerged from an eminent family in Muslim Spain to become the first and last great Aristotelian of the classical Islamic world his meticulous commentaries influenced Chris

  • Title: Decisive Treatise and Epistle Dedicatory
  • Author: Ibn Rushd Charles E. Butterworth
  • ISBN: 9780842524797
  • Page: 269
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Decisive Treatise and Epistle Dedicatory By Ibn Rushd Charles E. Butterworth, Averro s Ibn Rushd, 1126 1198 emerged from an eminent family in Muslim Spain to become the first and last great Aristotelian of the classical Islamic world his meticulous commentaries influenced Christian thinkers and earned him favorable mention and a relatively pleasant fate in Dante s Divina Commedia The Book of the Decisive Treatise was and remains one his most iAverro s Ibn Rushd, 1126 1198 emerged from an eminent family in Muslim Spain to become the first and last great Aristotelian of the classical Islamic world his meticulous commentaries influenced Christian thinkers and earned him favorable mention and a relatively pleasant fate in Dante s Divina Commedia The Book of the Decisive Treatise was and remains one his most important works and one of history s best defenses of the legitimate role of reason in a community of faith The text presents itself as a plea before a tribunal in which the divinely revealed Law of Islam is the sole authority Averro s, critical of the anti philosophical tone of the Islamic establishment, argues that the Law not only permits but also mandates the study of philosophy and syllogistic or logical reasoning, defending earlier Muslim philosophers and dismissing criticisms of them as harmful to the Islamic community than the philosophers own views had been As he details the three fundamental methods the Law uses to aid people of varied capacities and temperaments, Averro s reveals a carefully formed and remarkably argued conception of the boundaries and uses of faith and reason.

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    1. Le discours d cisif de Ibn Rushd, autrement connu sous le nom d Averro s, est un texte juridique qui pose quels sont les relations entre l Islam et la philosophie, si elles ne concordent pas Averro s a v cu comme cadi au douzi me si cle dans les terres musulmanes de l Espagne et de l Afrique du nord, sorte d autorit judiciaire Tomb apr s sa mort dans l oubli au sein du monde musulman, il a connu par contre une grande fortune en France et dans le reste de l Europe chr tienne au si cle suivant, lo [...]

    2. Review September 2006On Philosophical ToolsThis is an extraordinary work Averroes is here presenting a legal case against the art of Kalam speculative theology with the Islamic Jurists sitting in Judgment But, and this is important, this argument is not against religion per se Now, the Latin West was very aware of the Aristotelian writings of Averroes but unaware of his other writings The Christians knew his Commentaries and even of his controversy with Ghazali But they were largely unaware of h [...]

    3. Une excellente traduction avec une introduction de Alain De Libera qui r sume efficacement le contexte historique de l criture de ce trait au caract re juridique, et qui explique clairement certaines notions ainsi que chaque section de paragraphes du texte Une version recommander ceux qui souhaitent tudier la vision de l usage de la philosophie au 12 me si cle selon Averro s.

    4. Brigham Young University Provo, UT is behind this important endeavour to translate all great works from the Islamic world i can t express how thrilled and grateful i am that some very insightful inspired individuals scholars at the Y have dedicated themselves to bridging this gap of ignorance about this part of the world bravo i salute you and will read up soon.

    5. enjoyed parrallel arabic and english texts commentary is worthwhile get to have a touch of ibn rushd

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