Averroes - Ernest Renan

Averroes - Ernest Renan

Averroes - Ernest Renan

Based on this, Averroism came to be near-synonymous with atheism in late medieval usage. As a historiographical category, Averroism was first defined by Ernest Renan in Averroès et l'averroïsme (1852) in the sense of radical or heterodox Aristotelianism. The reception of Averroes in Jewish thought has been termed "Jewish Averroism".

According to French author Ernest Renan, Averroes wrote at least 67 original works, including 28 works on philosophy, 20 on medicine, 8 on law, 5 on theology, and 4 on grammar, in addition to his commentaries on most of Aristotle's works and his commentary on Plato's The Republic.

Ernest Renan was a fascinating multifaceted scholar and thinker, who is known to different people for his different talents: French naturalist philosopher, political analyst, archaeologist, historian, orientalist, essay- ist, dramatist, Bible translator. Few Renan scholars show much interest in his Averroes book other than to note that it was based on his doctoral study and earned him a name ...

14 Ernest Renan and Averroism: The Story of a Misinterpretation 277 links between Averroes, Averroism and the challenges and questions have been noticed by historians, as have possible lines of influence by Averroist doctrine on Renan’s own thinking.17 But little attention has been paid to a more central way in which Averroès et l’averroïsme develops the ideas of methodology that Renan ...

 · Renan, Ernest, 1823-1892. Publication date 1882 Topics Averroës, 1126-1198, Averroës, 1126-1198, Philosophy, Arabic, Philosophy, Medieval Publisher Paris : Calmann Lévy Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language French. Includes bibliographical references 26 Addeddate 2007-02-20 23:23:27 Bookplateleaf 0008 Call number ANR …

II. Ernest Renan (1823-1892) and the victory of the Qur'an In many ways, the modern image of Ibn Rushd inside and out-side the Arabic and the Islamic world is still largely determined by Ernest Renan.2 Renan is said to be the first scholar to have intro-duced critical historicism and a certain positivism into oriental studies. Under the ...

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