Gersonides Judaism within the limits of reason (Book, 2015) []
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Gersonides Judaism within the limits of reason

Gersonides Judaism within the limits of reason

Author: Seymour Feldman
Publisher: Oxford Portland, Oregon The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First published in paperbackView all editions and formats

A pioneering assessment of the significance for Jewish thought of the philosopher Gersonides' attempt to forge a synthesis between the secular sciences and Judaism.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour Feldman
ISBN: 9781904113447 1904113443 9781906764784 1906764786
OCLC Number: 1225169626
Accession No: (DE-627)1618701363 (DE-576)456206000 (DE-599)BSZ456206000
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis: Seite [237]-250.
Description: X, 254 Seiten
Contents: 1. IntroductionLife and WorksGersonides' Philosophical EnvironmentMotives and MethodsNotes2. 'The Story of Creation'Gersonides' Cosmological Conundrums The World is not eternal; it is createdThe world is indestructibleCreation ex nihilo is false Philosophical cosmology and biblical exegesisNotes2. God and His AttributesHow can the existence of God be proved? How can we speak of God?What does God know?Does God care for us? What can God do? Are miracles possible?
Responsibility: Seymour Feldman.


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