Guide of the Perplexed / Edition 205

Guide of the Perplexed / Edition 205

by Moses Maimonides, Maimonides
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0226502309

ISBN-13: 9780226502304

Pub. Date: 12/28/1974

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introductions by Shlomo Pines and Leo

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This monument of rabbinical exegesis written at the end of the twelfth century has exerted an immense and continuing influence upon Jewish thought. Its aim is to liberate people from the tormenting perplexities arising from their understanding of the Bible according only to its literal meaning. This edition contains extensive introductions by Shlomo Pines and Leo Strauss, a leading authority on Maimonides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226502304
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
12/28/1974
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
555,088
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

How To Begin To Study The Guide of the Perplexed
by Leo Strauss
Translator's Introduction
The Guide of the Perplexed
Part I

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