Avicebron


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Avicebron:

see Ibn Gabirol, Solomon ben JudahIbn Gabirol, Solomon ben Judah
, c.1021–1058, Jewish poet and philosopher, known also as Avicebron, b. Malaga. His secular poetry deals partly with nature and love, but most of it reveals a gloom and bitterness engendered by his tragic life.
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To his references one may add that the fourteenth-century rabbi Judah Romano, in a paraphrastic commentary on the De anima, translated into Hebrew some passages of Albert the Great that cite Avicebron "in a work that he called the Source of Life.
Moreover, for centuries after his death, Avicebron (as he was known in Latin) had a profound influence on Christian thinkers, including St.
The names of Averroes (of Cordoba), Ibn Tufayl (of Seville) and the Jews Maimonides and Avicebron will always counted amongst the greatest in the history of philosophy in the Middle Ages.
Weisheipl's Interpretation of Avicebron's Doctrine of the Divine Will: is Avicebron a Voluntarist?
In the course of responding to certain arguments taken from Avicebron in favor of matter-form composition of created spiritual substances, Thomas replies that although such substances lack matter, they are distinct from God.
Some entries are about important philosophers quoted by Aquinas, for example, Aristotle, Averroes, Avicenna, Avicebron, Boethius, Dionysius, and Maimonides; others are entries such as Aeterni Patris, Augustinianism, analogia fidei, axiology; and modern terms such as contraception, ecology, ecumenism, euthanasia, reincarnation, sport.