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Philosopher, Doctor (1126 — 1198)


Roger Arnaldez. Translated by David Streight. Averroes: A Rationalist in Islam. University of Notre Dame Press. 2000. 157pp. Translation of Averroès: un rationaliste en Islam.

Carmela Baffioni (editor). Averroes and the Aristotelian Heritage. Guida Editori. 2004. 247pp.

Catarina Belo. Chance and Determinism in Avicenna and Averroes. E. J. Brill. 2007. 252pp.

Herbert A. Davidson. Alfarabi, Avicenna, and Averroes on Intellect: Their Cosmologies, Theories of the Active Intellect, and Theories of Human Intellect. Oxford University Press. 1992. 363pp.

Majid Fakhry. Averroes: His Life, Works and Influence. Oneworld. 2001. 187pp.

Salim Kemal. The Philosophical Poetics of Alfarabi, Avicenna and Averroes: The Aristotelian Reception. Routledge/Curzon. 2003. 368pp.

Barry S. Kogan. Averroes and the Metaphysics of Causation. SUNY Press. 1985. 348pp.

Oliver Leaman. Averroes and His Philosophy. Oxford University Press. 1988. 204pp.

Ovey N. Mohammed. Averroes' Doctrine of Immortality: A Matter of Controversy. Wilfrid Laurier University Press. 1984. 199pp.


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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Random House Dictionary of World Biography (p.27)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.82)

  7. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.30)

  8. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.49)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.66)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.42)

  11. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.48)

  12. Biographical Dictionary of Psychology (p.20)

  13. Legends in Their Own Time (p.13)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.99)

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