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Interpreting Averroes: Critical Essays

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2020.01.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Peter Adamson and Matteo Di Giovanni (eds.), Interpreting Averroes: Critical Essays, Cambridge University Press, 2019, 262pp., $105.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781107114883. Reviewed by Fouad Ben Ahmed, Al-Qarawiyine University, Rabat Despite Ibn Rushd's fame and the abundance of writings about him, many aspects of his thought have not yet been, or are just beginning to be, studied in detail. This general impression emerges from reading at least some chapters of this collection edited by Peter Adamson and Matteo Di Giovanni. The book sheds new light on aspects of Ibn Rushd's work. Adamson and Di Giovanni's introduction is followed by eleven chapters that were originally presented at a workshop in Munich on Ibn Rushd's thought. It considers various aspects of Ibn Rushd's extensive corpus and also aims to correct his image which it approaches in a new, or at least unusual way, by trying to recover the original context of his work.... Read More

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