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Averroism

[av-uh-roh-iz-uh m, uh-ver-oh-] /ˌæv əˈroʊ ɪz əm, əˈvɛr oʊ-/
noun
1.
the philosophy of Averroës, largely based on Aristotelianism and asserting the unity of an active intellect common to all human beings while denying personal immortality.
Also, Averrhoism.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; Averro(ës) + -ism
Related forms
Averroist, Averrhoist, noun
Averroistic, Averrhoistic, adjective
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Averroism

/ˌævəˈrəʊɪzəm; əˈvɛrəʊ-/
noun
1.
the teachings of Averroës
Derived Forms
Averroist, noun
Averroistic, adjective
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