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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


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
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Subject Baḥya ben Joseph ibn Paḳuda, active 11th century -- Influence
Saʻadia ben Joseph, 882-942 -- Influence
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204 -- Influence
Baḥya ben Joseph ibn Paḳuda, active 11th century
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204
Saʻadia ben Joseph, 882-942
Jewish ethics.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Jewish ethics
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199542833