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Title: An Unknown Treatise of Avveroes against the Avicennians on the First Cause
Subtitle: Edition and Translation
Author(s): STEEL, Carlos , GULDENTOPS, Guy
Journal: Recherches de Théologie et Philosophie Médiévales
Volume: 64 Issue: 1 Date: 1997
Although the treatise presented here is most interesting, it was never widely disseminated. As far as we know, it is preserved only in Latin, in one manuscript. The text poses many questions. Who produced a copy of the text? Who is the translator? Is the treatise a genuine work of Averroes? And if so, what was his intention in writing this monograph on the First Cause?