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Author Rudavsky, T. M

Title Maimonides / T. M. Rudavsky
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2010


Description 1 online resource (241 pages)
Series Blackwell Great Minds
Blackwell great minds.
Contents Maimonides; contents; preface; abbreviations; life and works; language, logic, and the art of demonstration; what we can say about God; philosophical cosmology; philosophical anthropology; naturalism and supernaturalism: prophecy, miracles, and divine will; philosophical theology: divine providence, human freedom, and theodicy; morality, politics, and the law; on human felicity; bibliography; index
Summary A thorough and accessible introduction to Maimonides, arguably one of the most important Jewish philosophers of all time. This work incorporates material from Maimonides' philosophical, legal, and medical works, providing a synoptic picture of Maimonides' philosophical range.: Maimonides was, and remains, one of the most influential and important Jewish legalists, who devoted himself to a reconceptualization of the entirety of Jewish law; Offers both an intellectual biography and an exploration of the most important philosophical works in Maimonides' corpus; Persuasively argues that Maimonides
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Subject Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Teachings
SUBJECT Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 fast
Subject Jewish philosophy.
Philosophy, Medieval.
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Jewish philosophy
Philosophy, Medieval
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781444318029