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WHO is considered the founding father of secular thought, becoming known as "The Commentator" in the western world ?

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Asked by khabardar, 13 Dec '11 11:07 pm
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Averros (Ibn Rushd)
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 13 Dec '11 11:10 pm

 
  
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Averros (AKA Ibn Rushd or Ibn Roschd or, in full, Abu al-Walid Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn Rushd) (1126 - 1198) was a Spanish-Arabic philosopher, physician, lawyer and polymath from the Andalusia region of southern Spain in the Medieval period. After his death, the Averroism movement grew up around his teachings, and his work greatly influenced the subsequent development of Scholasticism in Western Europe.

In the Islamic world, he played a decisive role in the defence of Greek philosophy against the orthodox Ash'arite theologians led by al-Ghazali (1058 - 1111). Although during his lifetime his philosophy was considered controversial in Muslim circles, he had an even greater impact on Western European thought, and he has been described as the founding father of secular thought, becoming known as "The Commentator" in the Christian West.
Answered by hazir jawab, 13 Dec '11 11:10 pm

 
  
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An interesting BA
Answered by anil garg, 14 Dec '11 01:12 am

 
  
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Various individuals have advanced the surgical art and, as a result, have been called the father of modern surgery by various sources.
Abu al-Qasim al-Zahrawi (born in Crdoba, Spain; 936-1013), also called Abulcasis ... is ONE of THEM.
This is from the same source from where your other answerers got their answers but they will only select what will promote their favourite stance.
Answered by QueSera Sera, 13 Dec '11 11:28 pm

 
  
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