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Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd

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Submitted by Peter Jones (United Kingdom), Aug 10, 2007 at 08:51

Presumably both Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd thought they were thinking rationally. In this case the question is not that of which was the most rational philosopher, but that of which was right. For my money its the latter, and a shame his neo-Platonic gnosticism did not prevail over a naively realistic theism.

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