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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART ID) continued from 2.10.17,end

2. THE ARABS AND SCHOLASTICISM. 1. To the victor belongs the bride. In the wars which were waged in Spain between Christians and Muslims, the former had often come under the influence of the attractions of Moorish fair ones. Many … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IC) continued fm 12.10.16

VII. CONCLUSION. 1. IBN KHALDUN. 1. The Philosophy of Ibn Roshd, and his interpretation of Aristotle, have had extremely little effect upon the Muslim world. Many of his works, in the original, are lost, and we have them only in … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IB) continued fm 28.01.16

4. IBN ROSHD. 1. Abu-l-Walid Mohammed ibn Akhmed ibn Mohammed ibn Roshd (Averroes) was born at Cordova, of a family of lawyers, in the year 1126. There too he made himself master of the learned culture of his time. In … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IB) continued fm 9.04.15

  2. IBN BADDJA. 1. Towards the end of the eleventh century, when Abu Bekr Mohammed ibn Yakhya ibn al-Saig ibn Baddja (Avempace) was born in Saragossa, the fair kingdom of Andalusia was approaching the time of its disappearance in … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART IA) continued fm 29.05.14

2. THE EPITOMISTS. 1. In a history of scholarly Education as conducted in the Muslim nations, this subject would necessarily have a larger space assigned it: but here we shall dismiss it in a few words. That Gazali has annihilated … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART I) continued fm 04.09.13

5. IBN AL-HAITHAM. 1. After the days of Ibn Sina and his school, little more attention was paid to the cultivation of Speculative Philosophy in the Eastern regions of the Muslim empire. In these lands Arabic was forced more and … Continue reading

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History of Philosophy in Islam (PART Θ) continued fm 25.01.13

3. IBN MASKAWAIH. 1. We have arrived at the point of time when the tenth century is passing into the eleventh. Farabi’s school has apparently died out; and Ibn Sina,–destined to awaken into fresh life the philosophy of his predecessor,–is … Continue reading

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