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Light of the Lord (or Hashem)

Author: Ḥasdai Crescas; Roslyn Weiss
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
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This is the first complete English translation of Hasdai Crescas's Light of the Lord, a seminal work of medieval Jewish philosophy. Crescas challenges the Aristotelian underpinnings of medieval  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Crescas, Ḥasdai, 1340-approximately 1410.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2018
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ḥasdai Crescas; Roslyn Weiss
ISBN: 9780198724896 0198724896 9780192894052 0192894056
OCLC Number: 1064683834
Language Note: Translated from the Hebrew.
Description: vi, 379 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Translator's Introduction --
Crescas's Life and Works --
Structure of Light of the Lord --
Physics --
Providence and Choice --
About the Translation --
Introduction --
Preface --
Book I --
Part I --
Part II --
Part III --
Book II --
Part I --
Part II --
Part III --
Part IV --
Part V --
Part VI --
Book III Division A --
Part I --
Part II --
Part III --
Part IV --
Part V --
Part VI --
Part VII --
Part VIII --
Book III Division B --
Part I --
Part II --
Part III --
Book IV --
Issue I --
Issue II --
Issue III --
Issue IV --
Issue V --
Issue VI --
Issue VII --
Issue VIII --
Issue IX --
Issue X --
Issue XI --
Issue XII --
Issue XIII.
Other Titles: Or H.
Responsibility: Hasdai Crescas ; translated with introduction and notes by Roslyn Weiss.


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Apart from partial translations by Warren Harvey and Harry Wolfson, the English-speaking student of (late) medieval Jewish philosophy has had limited access to the text. Thanks to Roslyn Weiss's Read more...

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