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Avempace

(ā`vəmpās, ä'vĕmpä`thā), Arabic Ibn Bajja, d. 1138, Spanish-Arab philosopher. Little is known of his life, but he was born in Zaragoza and died in Fès, Morocco. Developing the tradition of Islamic Aristotelian-Neoplatonism begun in the east by al-FarabiFarabi, al-
, d. 950, Islamic philosopher. He studied in Baghdad and later flourished in Aleppo as a sufi mystic (see Sufism). He died in Damascus. Al-Farabi was the author of an encyclopedic work drawn largely from Aristotle; he was one of the earliest Islamic thinkers to
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, Avemplace was the first important Spanish representative of this philosophy. Among his chief opinions was a belief in the possibility in the union of the human soul with the Divine, which later commentators found to be heterodox.
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The other three Erasmus Mundus projects involved in the event were Avempace II, co-ordinated by the Technical University of Berlin, in Germany; Dunia Beam, co-ordinated by Pavia University, in Italy; and Peace, co-ordinated by the University of Santiago de Compostela, in Spain.
Lastly, Daoudi recalled that ADEAs choice to host the 2017 Triennale in the Kingdom of Morocco is appropriate because the Al Quaraouiyine University in Fez, built in 859 during the reign of the Iddrisside dynasty, is today considered the oldest university still in activity in the world, which witnessed the emergence of the greatest Arab philosophers such as Averroes (Ibn Rochd), Avempace (Ibn Baja), or Ibn Khaldoun.
These philosophers include Alexander, Theophrastus, Themistius, and Avempace, in addition to Averroes, whom he treats as a primary source.
El papel de la tradicion islamica fue particularmente importante, ya que las teorias e ideas filosoficas de pensadores como Avicena, Averroes, Avempace, y otros, fueron discutidas y con frecuencia reinterpretadas, adaptadas y adoptadas por muchos teologos y filosofos cristianos y judios, quienes recurrieron a ellas para utilizarlas de distintas formas y en discusiones diversas, tal como se muestra en la presentacion de cada uno de los articulos que conforman este volumen.
A classic polymath-philosopher, physician, astronomer, mathematician, and poet, Abu Bakr Mohammad Ibn Yahyah Ibn Al Sayigh Al Tujibi Ibn Bajjah, better known as Ibn Bajjah -- Avempace in the Latinised version -- was a master of logic.
El lector infiere de inmediato que, dado el consabido impacto de la filosofia aristotelica en el contexto islamico, es logico creer que Ibn Jaldun es parte, como Avempace o Averroes, de la tradicion grecoislamica y, por lo tanto, evidentemente incorporo elementos aristotelicos a su propio pensamiento.
4) Asi lo concibieron Al-Kindi, Al-Farabi, Avicena, Algacel, Ibn-Tufayl, Avempace y Averroes.
Important scholars, such as Ibn Tufail, Ibn Bajjah and Ibn Rushd -- the two latter also known in the West as Avempace and Averroes respectively -- introduced and developed physics, political science, philosophy, jurisprudence, medicine, architecture, psychology, music, poetry and literature.
1139), apodado Avempace, un maestro de laud procedente de Zaragoza cuyos postulados teoricos ofrecen informacion fundamental sobre la simbologia de esta musica, tal y como se puede apreciar en sus apuntes sobre la tetradivision del instrumento, que relaciona las cuatro cuerdas del laud con los cuatro elementos (tierra, fuego, agua y aire).
Alfarabi, Avicena, Avempace, Averroes, Abenjaldun (2001b), Abed Yabri comienza por una afirmacion valorativa de la filosofia de su tradicion cultural arabe.
Varios otros autores musulmanes son analizados aunque sea brevemente por Vallespin como Ibn Hazm (994-1064) y su Tratado de politica; Abu Yusuf (731-782) y su Libro de los impuestos; Ibn Qutayba sobre su Uyun al-ajbar (tratado sobre el poder); Ibn al-Muqafa con su texto sobre la buena conducta politica; Al Farabi, (11) Avicena (980-1037), Avempace (1070-1138), Ibn Tofail (1110-1185), Averroes (1126-1198) y sus Comentarios de la obra de Aristoteles sobre la cual se basaria Santo Tomas de Aquino para desarrollar sus ideas filosoficas, etc.
For excerpts in English, see Avempace, The Governance of the Solitary, in MEDIEVAL POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY 122 (Ralph Lerner & Muhsin Mahdi eds.