Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Author: Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136788406

Category: Social Science

Page: 187

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Beginning with the earliest philosopher of the Middle Ages, Saadiah ben Joseph al-Fayyumi, this work surveys the writings of such figures as Solomon ben Joseph ibn Gabirol, Bahya ben Joseph ibn Pakuda, Abraham ben david Halevi ibn Daud, Judah Halevi, Moses Maimonides, Gersonides, Hasdai Crescas, Simon ben Zemah Duran, Joseph Albo, Isaac Arama, and Isaac Abrabanel. Throughout an attempt is made to place these thinkers in an historical context and describe their contributions to the history of Jewish medieval thought in simple and lucid terms. The book is directed to students enrolled in Jewish studies courses as well as to those who seek an awareness and appreciation of the riches of medieval Jewish philosophical tradition.
Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 187
Authors: Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Dan Cohn-Sherbok
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-05 - Publisher: Routledge

Beginning with the earliest philosopher of the Middle Ages, Saadiah ben Joseph al-Fayyumi, this work surveys the writings of such figures as Solomon ben Joseph ibn Gabirol, Bahya ben Joseph ibn Pakuda, Abraham ben david Halevi ibn Daud, Judah Halevi, Moses Maimonides, Gersonides, Hasdai Crescas, Simon ben Zemah Duran, Joseph
Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 769
Authors: Isaac Husik
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-06 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

The philosophical movement in mediæval Jewry was the result of the desire and the necessity, felt by the leaders of Jewish thought, of reconciling two apparently independent sources of truth. In the middle ages, among Jews as well as among Christians and Mohammedans, the two sources of knowledge or truth
The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Robert Eisen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-09-16 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Medieval Jewish philosophers have been studied extensively by modern scholars, but even though their philosophical thinking was often shaped by their interpretation of the Bible, relatively little attention has been paid to them as biblical interpreters. In this study, Robert Eisen breaks new ground by analyzing how six medieval Jewish
Central Problems of Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Dov Shṿarts
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: BRILL

This book deals with central issues of medieval Jewish philosophy. Among the subjects treated are divine immanence, the intellect, miracles, and esoteric writing and its limits. The work provides a new perspective on the history of Jewish philosophy in the Middle Ages. Relying on many as yet unpublished manuscripts, which
A History of Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 318
Authors: Isaac Husik
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-04 - Publisher: CreateSpace

This is a history of Jewish philosophical thought over the Middle Ages, and its influence on the modern age. From the preface:"No excuse is needed for presenting to the English reader a History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy. The English language, poor enough in books on Jewish history and literature, can