The Philosophy of Don Hasdai Crescas / / Meyer Waxman.

Looks at the philosophies of Hasdai Crescas during the 1300's who swam against the current of the words of his contemporaries. He opposed the speculative reasoning of Aristotle and dared to criticize the introduction of Aristotelian views into the religious philosophy of his own people.

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter CUP eBook Package Archive 1898-1999 (pre Pub)
Place / Publishing House:New York, NY : : Columbia University Press, , [1920]
Year of Publication:1920
Series:Columbia University Oriental Studies
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Prefatory Note
  • Biographical Note
  • Table of Contents
  • Introductory Chapter
  • Part I. God
  • Note on Crescas's Philosophical Position
  • I. Crescas's Exposition of the Maimonidian Theories
  • II. Crescas's Treatment of the Problems Relating to the Existence of God and His Attributes
  • Part II. God and the World
  • III. Introductory. Opinions Held by the Pre-Maimonidian Jewish Philosophers Concerning the Problems of Omniscience, Providence, and Freedom of the Will
  • IV. Maimonides' View and Crescas's Comments
  • V. Providence, Potence, and Free Will
  • VI. Teleology and Ethics
  • VII. Divine Will and Creation
  • Bibliography
  • Index