averroist definition

  • noun:
    • certainly one of a sect of peripatetic philosophers, which appeared in Italy ahead of the repair of understanding; therefore denominated from Averroes, or Averrhoes, a celebrated Arabian philosopher. He presented the doctrine of monopsychism.
    • A follower of AverrhoĆ«s, a celebrated Arabian philosopher and commentator on Aristotle, who was produced at Cordova about A. D. 1126, and passed away 1198.
    • certainly one of a sect of peripatetic philosophers, which appeared in Italy before the restoration of understanding; therefore denominated from Averroes, or Averrhoes, a celebrated Arabian philosopher. He held the doctrine of monopsychism.
    • A follower of AverrhoĆ«s, a celebrated Arabian philosopher and commentator on Aristotle, who had been born at Cordova about A. D. 1126, and died 1198.

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