... the very fiber of Christianity. This cloud had a broad dark center of Greek pagan thought. The fleece around its edges was Arabic, for the thinkers and intellectuals who brought this cloud to Western Europe were Moslem Arabs (with names like Averroes and Avicenna). Some of them were even Jewish thinkers - somewhat surprising, since so much of Greek thought was so different from the Bible. The Greeks, for instance, spoke of God as the first cause and the first mover of all things but they never spoke ...
Therefore in medicine we ought to know the causes of sickness and health.
In science, the knowledge of anything, since all things have causes, is not acquired or complete unless it is known by its causes.
The world is divided into men who have wit and no religion and men who have religion and no wit.