Maimonides' Guide of the perplexed: a critical guide

Daniel H Frank (Editor), Aaron Segal (Editor)

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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
Place of PublicationCambridge, United Kingdom; New York, NY
PublisherCambridge University Press
Number of pages316
ISBN (Electronic)1108480519, 1108575323, 110863513X, 1108727603, 9781108480512, 9781108727600
StatePublished - 2021

Publication series

NameCambridge critical guides
PublisherCambridge University Press

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