Influence of Arabic and Islamic Philosophy on the Latin West

[Revised entry by Dag Nikolaus Hasse on March 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The Arabic-Latin translation movements in the Middle Ages, which paralleled that from Greek into Latin,
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[Revised entry by Dag Nikolaus Hasse on March 18, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] The Arabic-Latin translation movements in the Middle Ages, which paralleled that from Greek into Latin, led to the transformation of almost all philosophical disciplines in the medieval Latin world. The impact of Arabic philosophers such as al-Fārābī, Avicenna and Averroes on Western philosophy was particularly strong in natural philosophy, psychology and metaphysics, but also extended to...

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