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A·ver·ro·ësor A·ver·rho·ës (ə-vĕr′ō-ēz′, ăv′ə-rō′ēz) also Ibn Rushd (ĭb′ən ro͝osht′) 1126-1198.
Spanish-Arab philosopher, jurist, and physician. He is well known for his commentaries on Aristotle, which exerted a strong influence on medieval Christian theology.
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(Biography) Arabic name ibn-Rushd. 1126–88, Arab philosopher and physician in Spain, noted particularly for his attempts to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy with Islamic religion, which profoundly influenced Christian scholasticism
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or A•ver•rho•ës(əˈvɛr oʊˌiz)
1126?–98, Arab philosopher in Spain.
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|Noun||1.||Averroes - Arabian philosopher born in Spain; wrote detailed commentaries on Aristotle that were admired by the Schoolmen (1126-1198)|
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