Averroes and Aristotelian Philosophy
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World
Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Averroes’s extraordinary mind was shaped by the sophisticated society of medieval Muslim Spain. Follow his long scholarly service to the caliph of Marrakesh, which produced his hugely influential commentaries on Aristotle, reconciling Aristotle’s philosophy with Islamic thought. Learn also about his illustrious legal career and contributions to medicine.