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  • noun Plural form of Averroist.


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  • Otherwise we would be headed toward the notion of a double-truth which was implicit in some of the theories of the medieval Latin Averroists, that is, that the same thing could be true in philosophy and false in theology.

    Economic Science and Catholic Social Teaching 2007

  • They were printed numerous times during the 16th century and made al-Ghazâlî's criticism of Aristotelianism known among the Averroists of the Renaissance.

    Guess Who Was At The Party? 2009

  • And of course Aquinas affirmed the same in substance, especially in the "double-truth" controversy with Siger of Brabant and the "Latin Averroists."

    Archive 2007-03-01 Mike L 2007

  • Since the same substantial thought is had by all possessed of a mind, Malebranche's view smacks even of the single intellectual soul for all men of the Latin Averroists.

    Continental Rationalism Lennon, Thomas M. 2007

  • And of course Aquinas affirmed the same in substance, especially in the "double-truth" controversy with Siger of Brabant and the "Latin Averroists."

    Essence/energies: a reply to Benedict Seraphim Mike L 2007

  • This is one of the most extreme versions of the general line of Jewish anti-Christian polemics characteristic of the “Jewish Averroists”, in which the main thrust is the claim that the fundamental dogmas of the church are irrational.

    Elijah Delmedigo Ross, Jacob 2005

  • Guttman argued that in his description of the relations between reason and religion, Delmedigo's view was really closer to that of the Christian Averroists, but he had toned this theory down a little because he wished to present Judaism as more rationalist than Christianity.

    Elijah Delmedigo Ross, Jacob 2005

  • Finally, he explicitly argues against the unicity of the passive intellect, utilizing some arguments drawn from the De unitate intellectus contra Averroistas (On the Unicity of Intellect against the Averroists) and the Summa theologiae

    Paul of Venice Conti, Alessandro 2005

  • The Latin-Averroists consequently denied that Aristotle taught personal immortality.

    Saint Thomas Aquinas McInerny, Ralph 2005

  • Actually the Muslim Ibn Rushd and Averroës as seen by the Latin Averroists, like Siger of Brabant (thirteenth century) or the Schoolmen, in general are very different.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas SEYYED HOSSEIN NASR 1968


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