Bolti ár: 10950 Ft
Internetes ár: 9855 Ft (10% kedvezmény)
Kiadás éve: 2005
Kiadó: Cambridge University Press
Sorozat: Cambridge Companion
Szerkesztő: Seeskin, Kenneth
One aim of this series is to dispel the intimidation readers feel when faced with the work of difficult and challenging thinkers. Moses ben Maimon, also known as Maimonides (1138–1204), represents the high point of Jewish rationalism in the middle ages. He played a pivotal role in the transition of philosophy from the Islamic East to the Christian West. His greatest philosophical work, The Guide of the Perplexed, had a decisive impact on all subsequent Jewish thought and is still the subject of intense scholarly debate. An enigmatic figure, Maimonides continues to defy simple attempts at classification. The twelve essays in this volume offer a lucid and comprehensive treatment of his life and thought. They cover the sources on which Maimonides drew, his contributions to philosophy, theology, jurisprudence, and Bible commentary, as well as his esoteric writing style and influence on later thinkers.
Shows the depth and breadth of Maimonides’ philosophical thought Clarity of writing with a minimal use of technical terms Honesty of treatment: there is no attempt to cover up problems or ignore internal tensions
1. Moses Maimonides: an intellectual portrait Joel Kraemer; 2. The Guide and Maimonides’ philosophical sources Alfred L. Ivry; 3. Metaphysics and its transcendence Kenneth Seeskin; 4. Maimonides’ epistemology Josef Stern; 5. Maimonides’ philosophy of sciences Gad Freudenthal; 6. Maimonides’ moral theory David Shatz; 7. Maimonides’ political philosophy Haim Kreisel; 8. Jurisprudence David Novak; 9. Bible commentary Sara Klein-Braslavy; 10. Spiritual life Menachem Kellner; 11. Maimonides’ esotericism and educational philosophy Aviezer Ravitsky; 12. Maimonides: a guide for posterity Seymour Feldman.
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