Ibn Bâjja [Avempace]
Ibn Bâjja [Avempace]

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[Revised entry by Josép Puig Montada on July 6, 2022.
Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, aristotle-soul-arabic.html, ibn-bajja-biography.html, notes.html]
Philosophy in Al-Andalus developed later than in the East; it grew among Muslims and Jews, since both communities were nurtured by a common Arabic. The Muslim community was much larger and it defined the cultural space, a significant part of which was made by Arabic translations of Greek scientifical and philosophical works. The earliest Arab philosopher al-Kindi (d. c. 853) was possibly known…

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