Interpreting the Interpreter: Awe and Exceptionalism in the Averroes of Étienne Gilson, 2019
By: Gary M. Kelly
Title Interpreting the Interpreter: Awe and Exceptionalism in the Averroes of Étienne Gilson
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2019
Published in The Pilgrimage of Philosophy. A Festschrift for Charles E. Butterworth
Pages 257–272
Categories Modern Readings, Tradition and Reception
Author(s) Gary M. Kelly
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

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Commenting on Aristotle’s Rhetoric from Antiquity to the Present / Commenter la Rhétorique d’Aristote, de l’Antiquité à la période contemporaine, 2018
By: Frédérique Woerther (Ed.)
Title Commenting on Aristotle’s Rhetoric from Antiquity to the Present / Commenter la Rhétorique d’Aristote, de l’Antiquité à la période contemporaine
Type Edited Book
Language undefined
Date 2018
Publication Place Leiden, Boston
Publisher Brill
Series International Studies in the History of Rhetoric
Volume 11
Categories Aristotle, Commentary, Modern Readings, Tradition and Reception, Rhetoric
Author(s) Frédérique Woerther
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
The present volume brings together thirteen articles as so many chapters of a book, devoted to the history, methods, and practices of the commentaries that have been written on Aristotle’s Rhetoric. Examining both the linguistic and factual background, these contributions attempt to insert each of the commentaries into its particular historical, political, social, philosophical, and pedagogical context. The historical periods and geographical areas that arise – from Greco-Roman antiquity to Heidegger’s philosophy, from the Syriac and Arabic traditions to the Western world – make it possible, in sum, not only to indicate how the Rhetoric has been read and interpreted, but also to offer general perspectives on the practice of explicating ancient texts.

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Averroès et la censure de l'histoire, 2016
By: Francesca Forte
Title Averroès et la censure de l'histoire
Type Article
Language French
Date 2016
Journal Doctor Virtualis
Volume 13 (Filologia e filosofia)
Pages 135–152
Categories Tradition and Reception, Modern Readings, Modern Interpretations and Adaptations
Author(s) Francesca Forte
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
This paper aims to outline the historical debate about the Averroes’ heritage since its beginning, with the revival of Averroes by French Orientalism (Renan) coming up to contemporary Arab-Muslim intellectuals, who made this author an Enlightenment’s representative before its time. The aim of the contribution is therefore to recall briefly the history of this debate to highlight the political and ideological utilization of a medieval author and, ultimately, to emphasize that every history of philosophy implies a view oriented and never neutral on its tradition.

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Averroès et la censure de l'histoire, 2016
By: Francesca Forte
Title Averroès et la censure de l'histoire
Type Article
Language French
Date 2016
Journal Doctor Virtualis
Volume 13 (Filologia e filosofia)
Pages 135–152
Categories Tradition and Reception, Modern Readings, Modern Interpretations and Adaptations
Author(s) Francesca Forte
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
This paper aims to outline the historical debate about the Averroes’ heritage since its beginning, with the revival of Averroes by French Orientalism (Renan) coming up to contemporary Arab-Muslim intellectuals, who made this author an Enlightenment’s representative before its time. The aim of the contribution is therefore to recall briefly the history of this debate to highlight the political and ideological utilization of a medieval author and, ultimately, to emphasize that every history of philosophy implies a view oriented and never neutral on its tradition.

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Commenting on Aristotle’s Rhetoric from Antiquity to the Present / Commenter la Rhétorique d’Aristote, de l’Antiquité à la période contemporaine, 2018
By: Frédérique Woerther (Ed.)
Title Commenting on Aristotle’s Rhetoric from Antiquity to the Present / Commenter la Rhétorique d’Aristote, de l’Antiquité à la période contemporaine
Type Edited Book
Language undefined
Date 2018
Publication Place Leiden, Boston
Publisher Brill
Series International Studies in the History of Rhetoric
Volume 11
Categories Aristotle, Commentary, Modern Readings, Tradition and Reception, Rhetoric
Author(s) Frédérique Woerther
Publisher(s)
Translator(s)
The present volume brings together thirteen articles as so many chapters of a book, devoted to the history, methods, and practices of the commentaries that have been written on Aristotle’s Rhetoric. Examining both the linguistic and factual background, these contributions attempt to insert each of the commentaries into its particular historical, political, social, philosophical, and pedagogical context. The historical periods and geographical areas that arise – from Greco-Roman antiquity to Heidegger’s philosophy, from the Syriac and Arabic traditions to the Western world – make it possible, in sum, not only to indicate how the Rhetoric has been read and interpreted, but also to offer general perspectives on the practice of explicating ancient texts.

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Interpreting the Interpreter: Awe and Exceptionalism in the Averroes of Étienne Gilson, 2019
By: Gary M. Kelly
Title Interpreting the Interpreter: Awe and Exceptionalism in the Averroes of Étienne Gilson
Type Book Section
Language English
Date 2019
Published in The Pilgrimage of Philosophy. A Festschrift for Charles E. Butterworth
Pages 257–272
Categories Modern Readings, Tradition and Reception
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Publisher(s)
Translator(s)

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