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Author Jacobs, Jonathan A.

Title Law, reason, and morality, in medieval Jewish philosophy / Jonathan Jacobs
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2010]
copyright 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 232 pages)
Summary A detailed study of the moral philosophy of medieval Jewish thinkers Saadia Gaon, Bahya ibn Pakuda, and Moses Maimonides. Jon Jacobs emphasises their distinctive contributions emphasises the shared rational emphasis of their approach to Torah, and draws out resonances with contemporary moral philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Saʻadia ben Joseph, 882-942 -- Influence.
Baḥya ben Joseph ibn Paḳuda, active 11th century -- Influence.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Influence.
Jewish ethics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191594359 ebook
0191594350 ebook