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The radical enlightenment of Solomon Maimon : Judaism, heresy, and philosophy

Author: Abraham P Socher
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2006.
Series: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With philosophical seriousness, Solomon ben Joshua of Lithuania renamed himself after his medieval intellectual hero, Moses Maimonides. Maimon was perhaps the most brilliant and certainly the most controversial figure of the late-eighteenth century Jewish Enlightenment. He scandalized rabbinic authorities, embarrassed Moses Mendelssohn, provoked Kant, charmed Goethe, and inspired Fichte, among others. This is the  Read more...
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Named Person: Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon; Salomon Maimon
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham P Socher
ISBN: 0804751366 9780804751360 9780804751360
OCLC Number: 61821638
Description: xiii, 248 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Maimon's life and "Life history" --
Maimon's medieval desire: the Hesheq Shelomo --
German idealism in a Maimonidean key --
From Shelomo ben Yehoshua to Solomon Maimon --
Literary afterlife.
Series Title: Stanford studies in Jewish history and culture.
Responsibility: Abraham P. Socher.
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This is an intellectual and cultural biography of Solomon Maimon, a brilliant and controversial Jewish philospher and memoirist of the eighteenth century.  Read more...

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