Daniel Frank, Aaron Segal

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Moses Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed is the greatest and most influential work in Jewish philosophy. It directly influenced Aquinas, Spinoza, and Leibniz, and the history of Jewish philosophy takes a decisive turn after the appearance of the Guide, in the wake of its Hebrew translation. Aquinas refers to “Rabbi Moyses” when he develops his own theory of analogical predication, and Spinoza has Maimonides and the Guide squarely in focus in the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus, when he presents his own theory of biblical interpretation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed"
Subtitle of host publicationa critical guide
Place of PublicationCambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781108480512
StatePublished - 2021

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