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Ideas of Averroes (Ibn Rushd), by Text

[Spanish, 1126 - 1198, Born at Cordoba, in Spain. Lived partly in Marrakesh. Became a judge in Seville in 1169.]

1190 Commentary on 'Physics'
I.70 p.38 Prime matter is halfway between non-existence and existence
     Full Idea: Prime matter falls halfway, as it were, between complete non-existence and actual existence.
     From: Averroes (Ibn Rushd) (Commentary on 'Physics' [1190], I.70), quoted by Robert Pasnau - Metaphysical Themes 1274-1671 03.1