Moses Maimonides: The Man and His Works

Moses Maimonides: The Man and His Works

by Herbert A. Davidson
     
 

Moses Maimonides (1137/38-1204), scholar, physician, and philosopher, was the most influential Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages. In this magisterial biography, Herbert Davidson provides an exhaustive guide to Maimonides' life and works. After considering Maimonides' upbringing and education, Davidson expounds all of his many writings in exhaustive detail, with

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Moses Maimonides (1137/38-1204), scholar, physician, and philosopher, was the most influential Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages. In this magisterial biography, Herbert Davidson provides an exhaustive guide to Maimonides' life and works. After considering Maimonides' upbringing and education, Davidson expounds all of his many writings in exhaustive detail, with separate chapters on rabbinic, philosophical, and medical texts. Moses Maimonides has been recognized as the standard work on a towering figure of Western intellectual history.

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ISBN-13:
9780195173215
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
584
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.40(h) x 1.80(d)

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