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The Cambridge Companion to Maimonides (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy)

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Moses ben Maimon, known to English speaking audiences as Maimonides (1138-1204), represents the high point of Jewish rationalism in the middle ages and played a pivotal role in the transition of philosophical interest from the Islamic East to the Christian West. His greatest philosophical work, The Guide of the Perplexed had a decisive impact on all subsequent Jewish thoug ...more
Paperback, 406 pages
Published September 30th 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published May 1st 2005)
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This is a necessary guide if you want to understand Maimonides (no pun intended) but quite a lot of it is written in an inaccessible and unnecessarily esoteric manner.
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