Sentence Examples

  • In such a critical generation the words of Averroism found willing ears, and pupils who outran their teacher.
  • By the 14th century Averroism was the common leaven of philosophy; John Baconthorpe is the chief of Averroists, and Walter Burley has similar tendencies.
  • Meanwhile Averroism had come to be regarded by the great Dominican school as the arch-enemy of the truth.
  • The patricians of Venice and the lecturers of Padua made Averroism synonymous with doubt and criticism in theology, and with sarcasm against the hierarchy.
  • It was in the universities of north Italy that Averroism finally settled, and there for three centuries it continued as a stronghold of Scholasticism to resist the efforts of revived antiquity and of advancing science.

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