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Title Interpreting Maimonides : critical essays / edited by Charles H. Manekin, Daniel Davies
Published Cambridge ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource
Contents Maimonides and the Almohads / Herbert A. Davidson -- Al-Ghazali's purported "influence" on Maimonides : a dissenting voice in trending scholarship / Y. Tzvi Langermann -- Maimonides on the intellects of women and Gentiles / Hannah Kasher -- What The guide of the perplexed is really about / Kenneth R. Seeskin -- On or above the ladder? Maimonidean and anti-Maimonidean readings of Jacob's Ladder / James T. Robinson -- Reading The guide of the perplexed as an intellectual challenge / Sarah Klein Braslavy -- Jewish ritual as trial in The guide of the perplexed / Yehuda Halper -- Maimonides on the divine authorship of the law / Charles H. Manekin -- Divine knowledge and providence in The guide of the perplexed / Daniel Davies -- The world and the eye : perplexity about ends in Guide of the perplexed / David Wirmer -- Early quotations from Maimonides' Guide of the perplexed in the Latin Middle Ages / Diana Di Segni -- Pines' agendas for reading The guide of the perplexed from 1963 to 1979 / Josef Stern -- How to begin to study Strauss' "How to begin to study The guide of the perplexed" / Warren Zev Harvey
Summary "Daniel Davies and Charles H. Manekin Moses Maimonides is the prism through which medieval Jewish philosophy is often viewed and a reference point or inspiration for much Jewish philosophy today. Despite the abundance of Maimonides studies that regularly emerge, there is room for a new volume that addresses issues bearing on his philosophy and its varied interpretation, which continue to develop in sometimes surprising ways. This volume collects essays that are relevant particularly to interpretations of Maimonides' philosophical arguments and legacy"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed January 3, 2019)
Subject Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Dalālat al-ḥāʼirīn.
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204
Maimonides, Moses 1135-1204
SUBJECT Dalālat al-ḥāʼirīn (Maimonides, Moses) fast
Subject Jewish philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Jewish philosophy
Jüdische Philosophie
Form Electronic book
Author Manekin, Charles Harry, 1953- editor.
Davies, Daniel, 1977- editor.
ISBN 9781316880135