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A. Loewenthal, Ph.D.

Rabbi, Tarnowitz, Germany.

ARISTOTLE IN JEWISH LITERATURE – One thousand years after his death, Aristotle, as his pupil Alexander had aforetime done, began to conquer the East, and finally ascended to the supreme rulership of the entire realm of medieval thought. Many writings of the...
AVERROES – Jewish Preservation of His Writings. Arabian philosopher of the twelfth century; born at Cordova in 1126; died in 1198. Although himself a prolific writer on philosophy and medicine, his chief importance is as a commentator upon...
AVICENNA (ABU ALI IBN ABDALLAH IBN SINA) – Physician and philosopher of note; born at Bokhara in 980; died in 1037. His works, which were brought to Spain about one hundred years after their publication, exerted a great influence upon Jewish thought in the Middle Ages....