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Three Jewish philosophers

Three Jewish philosophers

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


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Statementselections edited by Hans Lewy : Saady: book of doctrines and beliefs ; edited by Alexander Al tmann : JehudaHalevi: Kuzari ; edited by Isaak Heinemann.
ContributionsLewy, Hans., Altmann, Alexander., Heinemann, Isaak.
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Open LibraryOL14344813M

The book is primarily a summary of everything written in this blog, condensing it as clearly and as concisely as possible. If you like this blog, you will love this book. Please click here and order your copies. Posted by jewish philosopher at PM comments. Cambridge Core - History of Philosophy - The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy - edited by Martin Kavka.

  Even the Jews had more than one version of the story of Moses. The Jewish historian Atrapanus had his own version of the story, and even though he was Jewish, it’s completely different from the story in Exodus. The Book of Exodus: ‘ The Israelites Leaving Egypt’ by David Roberts, c. (Public Domain). Presents an anthology bringing together important works of three Jewish philosophers of the Middle Ages. This edition includes selections of writings of Philo of Alexandria; Sa'adia Gaon's Book of Doctrine's and Beliefs; and Yehuda Halevi's influential Kuzari, .

A good abridgment of Emunos v'Deos and the Kuzari (another philosophical work that is much more relevant today than the Guide) is Three Jewish Philosophers. (The third philosopher in the book is Philo, who is an interesting figure but who has never been an important figure in Jewish thought.). (3) According to Maimonides, and other Jewish philosophers, the Hebrew term for the word "hear" has three meanings: to listen, to accept, and to understand. (4) Hearing, as the most sophisticated of the five senses, needs to be developed in favor of the intellectual approach of man to apprehend truth.


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Selections of the writings of Philo of Alexandria, edited with an introduction by Hans Lewy; Sa?adia Gaon's Book of Doctrines and Beliefs, abridged, introduced and translated from the Arabic by Alexander Altmann; and Yehuda Halevi's infl uential Kuzari, abridged and with4/5(7).

3 Jewish Philosophers (Hebrew Classics) View larger image By: Philo and Saadia Ben Joseph and Judah and Yochanan Lewy and Alexander Altmann and Yizhak Heinemann. Three Jewish Philosophers: Philo, Saadya, Gaon, Jehuda, Haleui.

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This book introduces the reader to Jewish philosophers going back to Philo Judeaus (20 BC - 50 AD) all the way through to the modern era. Many of the names are familiar to philosophy fans: Spinoza, Maimonedes, Buber, for example. Others are probably not well known by the general public, such as Bachya Ibn Pakuda or perhaps Leo Baeck.3/5(1).

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Selections of the writings of Philo of Alexandria, edited with an introduction by Hans Lewy; Sa?adia Gaon's Book of Doctrines and Beliefs, abridged, introduced and translated from the Arabic by Alexander Altmann; and Yehuda Halevi's infl uential Kuzari, abridged and with. Jewish Philosophy as a Guide to Life: Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein By Hilary Putnam Indiana University Press, Read preview Overview Speaking/Writing of God: Jewish Philosophical Reflections on the Life with Others By Michael Oppenheim State University of New York Press, Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought.3/5(1).

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Synopsis. This anthology brings together the most important works of three Jewish Philosophers of the Middle Ages. It includes selections of the writings of Philo of Alexandria, edited with an introduction by Hans Lewy; Sa'adia Gaon's "Book of Doctrine's and Beliefs", abridged, introduced and translated from the Arabic by Alexander Altmann; and Format: Paperback.

Three Jewish philosophers. Philo: Selections / edited by Hans Lewy. Saadya Gaon: Book of doctrines and beliefs, edited by Alexander Altmann. Jehuda Halevi: Kuzari, edited by. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: A Temple Book. Description:[], pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Philo: Selections / edited by Hans Lewy --Saadya Gaon: Book of doctrines and beliefs / edited by Alexander Altmann --Jehuda Halevi: Kuzari / edited by Isaak sibility.

But even in these books, the ideas are–more often than not–imparted in an anecdotal or aphoristic way, not through reason and argumentation. The Middle Ages was the golden era of Jewish philosophy.

In Spain, Jewish thinkers embraced the rational thought of the classical Greek philosophers and began to systematically analyze the Jewish religion. For information concerning editions of texts, translations, and books, monographs, and articles dealing with topics in the thought of a particular philosopher, see entry on that philosopher.

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