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Unformatted text preview: Two things: Opens the door to miracles Bad things are not connected No necessary connection of events Connection is only how God usually acts. Averroes ([Ibn Rusd] 1126-1198) Spanish: Writes: Incoherence of the Incoherence His book attacks Al-Ghazali’s book Non Platonic reading of Aristotle Puts philosophy above Theology Called “the Commentator” by Aquinas Aristotle is culmination of human reason “Double truth” Theory. Can have both philosophical truth and religious truth different from one another Does not mean that something can be both true and false Religious truth is allegorical and philosophical truth is rational and scientifically provable and demonstrable Determinist World is Eternal Humans to not live on, per se The individual soul does not live on But recognized universal truths do...
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- Spring '10
- Philosophy, Avicenna, Averroes, Philosophers Puts Theology, book attacks Al-Ghazali, Medieval Islamic Philosophy