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Maimonides

Author: Tamar Rudavsky
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell great minds, 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A thorough and accessible introduction to Maimonides, arguably one of the most important Jewish philosophers of all time. This work incorporates material from Maimonides' philosophical, legal, and medical works, providing a synoptic picture of Maimonides' philosophical range. Maimonides was, and remains, one of the most influential and important Jewish legalists, who devoted himself to a reconceptualization of the  Read more...
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Rudavsky, Tamar, 1951-
Maimonides.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009038786
Named Person: Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tamar Rudavsky
ISBN: 9781444318012 1444318012 9781444318029 1444318020
OCLC Number: 647838957
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 225 pages).
Contents: Life and works --
Language, logic, and the art of demonstration --
What we can say about God --
Philosophical cosmology --
Philosophical anthropology --
Natural and supernatural: prophecy, miracles, and divine will --
Philosophical theology: providence, human freedom, and theodicy --
Morality, politics and the law --
On human felicity.
Series Title: Blackwell great minds, 12.
Responsibility: T.M. Rudavsky.

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A thorough and accessible introduction to Maimonides, arguably one of the most important Jewish philosophers of all time. This work incorporates material from Maimonides' philosophical, legal, and  Read more...

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(T. M. Rudavsky) interpretations are excellent summaries of the master's teachings and readers can gain much information and thought-provoking ideas from reading it. (The Jewish Eye, April 2010)

 
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