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Averroes and His Philosophy : Curzon Jewish Philosophy - Oliver Leaman

Averroes and His Philosophy

Curzon Jewish Philosophy

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Published: 13th November 1997
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Despite his important stature in the history of philosophy, Averroes is a thinker whose work has been left largely unexplored in this century. It is the aim of this book to rectify this omission, and to argue that his philosophical output is of considerable philosophical as well as historical significance.

Preface
Note on the Text
Introduction to the Second Edition
Introduction: The Cultural Contextp. 1
Metaphysics
The Incoherence of the Incoherencep. 15
What Can God Do?p. 42
The Soul and Essencep. 82
Practical Philosophy
Divine Law and Human Wishesp. 119
Philosophy and shariap. 144
Reason, Religion, and Language
Averrosimp. 163
Averroes' Philosophical Methodologyp. 179
Select Bibliographyp. 197
Indexp. 203
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ISBN: 9780700706754
ISBN-10: 0700706755
Series: Curzon Jewish Philosophy
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 13th November 1997
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 1