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Interpreting Maimonides : critical essays

Author: Charles Harry Manekin; Daniel Davies
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Daniel Davies and Charles H. Manekin Moses Maimonides is the prism through which medieval Jewish philosophy is often viewed and a reference point or inspiration for much Jewish philosophy today. Despite the abundance of Maimonides studies that regularly emerge, there is room for a new volume that addresses issues bearing on his philosophy and its varied interpretation, which continue to develop in sometimes  Read more...
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Named Person: Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides; Moses Maimonides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Harry Manekin; Daniel Davies
ISBN: 9781107184190 1107184193
OCLC Number: 1045177334
Description: xi, 266 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Maimonides and the Almohads / Herbert A. Davidson --
Al-Ghazali's purported "influence" on Maimonides : a dissenting voice in trending scholarship / Y. Tzvi Langermann --
Maimonides on the intellects of women and Gentiles / Hannah Kasher --
What the Guide of the Perplexed is really about / Kenneth R. Seeskin --
On or above the ladder? : Maimonidean and anti-Maimonidean readings of Jacob's Ladder / James T. Robinson --
Reading the Guide of the Perplexed as an intellectual challenge / Sarah Klein Braslavy --
Jewish ritual as trial in the Guide of the Perplexed / Yehuda Halper --
Maimonides on the divine authorship of the law / Charles H. Manekin --
Divine knowledge and providence in the Guide of the Perplexed / Daniel Davies --
The world and the eye : perplexity about ends in Guide of the Perplexed / David Wirmer --
Early quotations from Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed in the Latin Middle Ages / Diana Di Segni --
Pines' agendas for reading the Guide of the Perplexed from 1963 to 1979 / Josef Stern --
How to begin to study Strauss' : "How to begin to study the Guide of the perplexed" / Warren Zev Harvey.
Responsibility: edited by Charles H. Manekin, Daniel Davies.

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This volume presents new essays on the single most important Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages, Moses Maimonides, providing new insights into longstanding debates. It will be of interest to scholars  Read more...

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