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Method and metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the perplexed

Author: Daniel Davies
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
Series: Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
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This book investigates the substance and presentation of major metaphysical themes in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed. Using rigorous philosophy it seeks to refute the view that the Guide hides  Read more...

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Named Person: Moses Maimonides
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Davies
ISBN: 9780199768738 0199768730
OCLC Number: 671238426
Description: viii, 215 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Interpreting Maimonides in his multiple contexts --
A dialectical topic: creation --
Necessity and the law --
Religious language (A): Negative theology and divine perfections --
Religious language (B): Perfections and simplicity --
Religious language (C): God's knowledge as a divine perfection --
Secrets of the Torah: Ezekiel's vision of the chariot --
The scope and accuracy of Ezekiel's prophecy --
A kind of conclusion.
Series Title: Reflection and theory in the study of religion.
Responsibility: Daniel Davies.
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Davies is clearly well versed in Maimonides' negative theology, and does a sterling job in explaining his five types of divine attributes. Alex Benedyk, Philosophy and Economics Ideas

 
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