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Perspectives on Maimonides: Philosophical and Historical Studies

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Leading scholars have combined forces to produce this volume on the philosophy and legal views of Moses Maimonides (11381204) and the historical context in which he worked. The philosophical section examines Maimonides ethical~doctrine, his paradoxical life-style, his Guide of the Perplexed, his attitude to mysticism, his use of language, and his theory of astronomy. The legal section deals with law and medicine, the relation of Maimonides legal thought to the~Talmud, his doctrine of a just war, and his theory of redemption ...

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Perspectives on Maimonides: Philosophical and Historical Studies
1996, Littman Library of Jewish Civilization in Association with Liverpool..., London, England

ISBN-13: 9781874774266

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