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Author McCallum, Donald, 1959-

Title Maimonides' Guide for the perplexed : silence and salvation / Donald McCallum
Published London ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 183 pages)
Series Routledge Jewish studies series
RoutledgeCurzon Jewish studies series.
Contents Enframing -- Leo Strauss and Oliver Leaman on how to read the Guide -- What we can say about God : the philosophical theology of the Guide -- What we can say about creation : Marvin Fox on how to read the Guide -- Using Wittgenstein's Tractatus to approach the Guide -- A reconstruction of the soteriology of the Guide -- A reconstruction of the soteriology of the Guide; some further details -- Showing that which cannot be said in Tolstoy and in the Torah
Summary Providing an excellent overview of the latest thinking in Maimonides studies, this book uses a novel philosophical approach to examine whether Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed contains a naturalistic doctrine of salvation after death
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204. Dalālat al-ḥāʼirīn
Dalālat al-ḥāʼirīn (Maimonides, Moses) fast
Subject Jewish philosophy.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Jewish philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203961951