The Cambridge Companion to Philo (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

The Cambridge Companion to Philo (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

Adam Kamesar

The Cambridge spouse to Philo. Edited by means of: Adam Kamesar. Cambridge college Press, 2009. 318 pages (Cambridge partners to Philosophy). ISBN: 9780521678025

The works of Philo of Alexandria, a touch older modern of Jesus and Paul, represent a vital resource for the examine of Judaism and the increase of Christianity. also they are of maximum significance for figuring out the Greek philosophy of the time and aid to provide an explanation for the onset of recent types of spirituality that may dominate the subsequent centuries. This 2009 guide offers an account of Philo's achievements. It encompasses a profile of his existence and instances, a scientific evaluate of his many writings, and survey chapters of the major positive aspects of his inspiration, as visible from the views of Judaism and Greek philosophy. the amount concludes with a bit dedicated to Philo's impact and importance. Composed by way of a world workforce of specialists, The Cambridge better half to Philo provides readers a feeling of the nation of scholarship and offers intensity of imaginative and prescient in key parts of Philonic reports.

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