The Cambridge Companion to Maimonides (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

The Cambridge Companion to Maimonides (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)


Moses ben Maimon, recognized to English talking audiences as Maimonides (1138-1204), represents the excessive element of Jewish rationalism within the center a long time and performed a pivotal function within the transition of philosophical curiosity from the Islamic East to the Christian West. His maximum philosophical paintings, The advisor of the puzzled had a decisive impression on all next Jewish concept and continues to be the topic of extreme scholarly debate. The twelve essays during this quantity via well-known students supply a finished interpretation of his lifestyles and notion.

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