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The Guide for the Perplexed

Moses Maimonides

By Leon Roth

© 2008 – Routledge

144 pages

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Description

Originally published in 1948.

Moses Maimonides was one of the most powerful philosophers of the Middle Ages. The philosophical basis which he elaborated for Judaism had a profound influence on mediaeval Christian thinkers. This volume describes the full background of Maimonides’s thinking in its twelfth-century historical and religious context.

Table of Contents

1. The Man and his Work 2. The Guide 3. Maimonides’ Place in History

Subject Categories

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REFERENCE / General
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
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SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies