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Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker

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While the great medieval philosopher, theologian, and physician Maimonides is acknowledged as a leading Jewish thinker, his intellectual contacts with his surrounding world are often described as related primarily to Islamic philosophy. "Maimonides in His World" challenges this view by revealing him to have wholeheartedly lived, breathed, and espoused the rich Mediterranea
Hardcover, 222 pages
Published September 20th 2009 by Princeton University Press (first published 2009)
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