In the beginning, an un-identified narrator runs into a wonderful wise man.
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We will be focusing on Maimonides’s dedication and introduction to his own work (until page 65 of the suggested edition).
Along with the works of Averroes and Maimonides, we will be reading this article by one of the most important scholars in the field of Maimonidean studies: Stern, Josef.
The French version of this book was first published in 2004 by Éditions Panama in Paris, and in 2013 by Philippe Rey / Jimsaan in Paris and Dakar.
First paragraphs of the article, that can be read online: “Ibn Tufayl, a 12th-century Andalusian, fashioned the feral child in philosophy.
The title of the French original book (published in 2013) asked the question:” Comment philosopher en Islam?” meaning literally “How to philosophize in Islam?”.
We will be reading from this bilingual, Arabic/English edition: Ibn Rushd. Decisive Treatise and Epistle Dedicatory.
From the article’s abstract: “In recent decades, the trope that classical Muslim thinkers anticipated or influenced modern European thought has provided an easy endorsement of their contemporary relevance.