MUHAMMAD IBN AHMAD. IBN RUSHD. AL-QURTUBI. AVERROES’ (The Incoherence of the Incoherence). TRANSLATED FROM THE. : Tahafut al Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence) (Arabic Edition) (): Averroes, Simon Van Den Bergh: Books. Averroes – The Incoherence of the Incoherence – Kindle edition by Averroes. Download it once and read it on your Incoherence of the Incoherence. Ibn Rushd.

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Averroes quotes passages by al-Ghazali and then responds to them.

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A Journal of the History of Science Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. So, for Al-Ghazali, nothing is caused by secondary natural causes, God does literally everything. No categories specified categorize this paper. The Incoherence of the Incoherence incohherence not well received by incohwrence Islamic scholars. Philosophers in this comic: His most important work, The Incoherence of the Philosophershad a profound impact on Islamic theology and philosophy in the coming centuries.

Had Al-Ghazali still been alive, what is depicted tue the comic surely would have come to pass. In Europe, on the other hand, ibn Rushd’s philosophical writings were generally well received by Christian and Jewish scholars and gave rise to the philosophical school of Averroism.

Al-Ghazali stated that one must be well versed in the ideas of the philosophers before setting out to refute their ideas.


He claimed that Aristotle is also right and the words of Quran are also the eternal truth. Sign in Create an account.

Averroes, as philosophers often do, tried to make up for his lack of coherence by having an overly fancy quill pen, but Al-Ghazali wasn’t fooled.

Tahafut Al-Tahafut the Incoherence of the Incoherence. Instead, he put forward a doctrine of Occasionalismwhich claimed that God was responsible for all events directly. Instead Averroes went on to publish many more important commentaries on Avicenna and others, and was largely responsible for a renewed interest in Greek thinkers especially Aristotle in Europe.

Incohersnce From the Arabic with Introd. The Incoherence of the Incoherence Arabic: Possible Worlds in the Tahafut Al-Tahafut: His only axe to grind was with metaphysicsin which he claimed that the philosophers did not use the same tools, namely logic, which they used for other sciences.

Averroes’ Tahafut Al-Tahafut (The Incoherence of the Incoherence)

So while we could certainly investigate the natural world, metaphysical doctrines like the Active Intellect were untenable. Al-Ghazali also stated that he did not have any problem with other branches of philosophy such as physicslogicastronomy or mathematics. And Notes by Simon van den Bergh.

Al-Ghazali was so influential that there are some who claimed his “irrationalism” caused the entire downfall of the Golden Age of Islam. Request removal from index. Winter – – Isis: Averroes attempted to create harmony between faith and philosophy, between Aristotelian ideas and Islam. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Islamic philosophical texts Works by Averroes. Averroes’ tahafut al-tahafut 2 volumes. Tahafut at – Tahafut.


Averroes Ibn RushdAl-Ghazali. Al-Ghazali was a highly influential 11th century philosopher, theologian, and Sunni mystic. According to one account they threw so many books into the river that the Tigris ran black with ink, and red with the blood of the philosophers they killed.

It is kind of a wacky idea. This entry has no external links.

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In this view, I suppose, it is just sort of incoherfnce massive coincidence that the Mongols invaded shortly after, killing millions and practically wiping Baghdad off the map which was the intellectual and cultural center of the Islamic world at the time. This page was last edited on 26 Aprilat He actually lived in Andalusia, in modern day Spain, and was influential among European philosophers in fact Thomas Aquinas lists him as one of the great philosophers, calling him simply “The Commentator”.