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Feb. 18 Translations o Over the course of the 12 th  century, Western Christian scholars gained  access to texts that had been translated into Latin for the first time. Ancient Greek scientific and philosophical works Arabic thought and commentaries on these works o These new texts completely change western intellectual horizons,  confronting thinkers with the major task of reconciling conflicting  opinions and challenging them to integrate the new material into their  existing ideas. Aristotle (The Philosopher) o Greek philosopher (384-322 BC) o Between 750 and 1000 all of his works were translated from Greek into  Arabic o His views on creation of the universe was problematic for the Christians o He was so right in everything else that people didn’t believe he’d be  wrong about creation Avicenna (Ibn Sina 980-1037) o Persian scholar famous for his treatises on medicine
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course MDST 201 taught by Professor Hamonic during the Fall '10 term at University of Tennessee.

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