The Many Faces of Maimonides / / Dov Schwartz.

This volume offers a new reading of Maimonides' Guide of the Perplexed. In particular, it explores how Maimonides' commitment to integrity led him to a critique of the Kalām, to a complex concept of immortality, and to insight into the human yearning for metaphysical knowledge. Maimonides&...

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Superior document:Title is part of eBook package: De Gruyter Academic Studies Press Complete eBook-Package 2018
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Place / Publishing House:Boston, MA : : Academic Studies Press, , [2018]
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Year of Publication:2018
Language:English
Series:Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah
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Physical Description:1 online resource (200 p.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Frontmatter
  • Table of Contents
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Passion for Metaphysics
  • 2. The Separate Intellects
  • 3. Astral Magic and the Law
  • 4. Idolatry as Mediation
  • 5. Immortality and Imagination
  • 6. Maimonides: A Philosophical Theologian
  • Epilogue
  • Bibliography
  • Index