Medieval Jewish Philosophical Writings
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Medieval Jewish intellectuals living in Muslim and Christian lands were strongly concerned to recover what they regarded as a lost Jewish philosophical tradition. As part of this project they transmitted and produced many philosophical and scientific works and commentaries, as well as philosophical commentary on scripture, in Judaeo-Arabic and Hebrew, the principal literary languages of medieval Jewry. This volume presents new or revised translations of seven prominent medieval Jewish rationalists: Saadia Gaon, Solomon ibn Gabirol, Moses Maimonides, Isaac Albalag, Moses of Narbonne, Levi Gersonides, Hasdai Crescas and Joseph Albo - including, for the first time in English, the complete…
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/3/2008
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Note on the texts and translations|
|Saadia Gaon, from The Book of the Beliefs and Convictions|
|Solomon ibn Gabirol and Shem Tov b. Joseph Falaquera, Excerpts from "The Source of Life"|
|Moses Maimonides, from The Guide of the Perplexed|
|Isaac Albalag, from The Emendation of the "Opinions"|
|Moses of Narbonne (Narboni), The Treatise on Choice|
|Levi Gersonides, from The Wars of the Lord|
|Hasdai Crescas, from The Light of the Lord Treatise Two|
|Joseph Albo, from The Book of Principles|