This Companion presents all the major Jewish thinkers of the period, the philosophical and non-philosophical contexts of their thought, and the interactions between Jewish and non-Jewish philosophers. They reflected on the nature of language about God, the creation of the world, the possibility of human freedom and the relationship between divine and human law. And the law itself becomes most effective in a human life when obedience follows on consideration of its grounds. Jackson Studies in Islamic Philosophy. The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy, ed.
The first recalls the Aristotelian concept of dialectic, insofar as the mutakallim ūn based their arguments on merely probable or generally accepted beliefs —specifically, the revealed truths of Islam or Judaism —rather than rationally self-evident first principles or premises that necessitated consent. Frank is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Judaic Studies Program at the University of Kentucky. This strategy often involved the use of dilemmas, where the adversary would find himself trapped between two unacceptable consequences that could be avoided only by adopting the questioner's position. The impressive article on Saadya, by Sarah Strousma, is about the kalam influence; the one on ibn Gabirol and Isaac Israeli, by Sarah Pessin, is on Neo-Platonist influence on them. This book is the history of ideas at its best. Origins : Causation and Boundaries Apr 2011. Annual Conference of Association of Jewish Studies Dec 2008.
Paris: Fayard, 2002, 447 pp. Screening and discussion of a film about concept of singularity Mar 2014. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Philosophy Published: June 08, 2004 Daniel F. Leiden: Brill, 2003, xx-302 pp. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal.
Sinai, Nicolai, Menschliche oder göttliche Weisheit? Panel on Judaism and Science. On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam: Ab? Jewish Refugees of Shanghai Museum Exhibit and Program. Madrid: Editorial Trotta, 2002, 82 pp. Maimonides and medieval Jewish Aristotelianism Daniel H. First, it was dialogical: It typically took a question and answer form, in effect presupposing the existence of an intellectual adversary to drive the discourse forward. Maimonides adopts a more Aristotelian position, understanding human beings as sharing with nonhumananimals certain sub-rational faculties, but differing from them in their ratiocinative capacities. Binghamton: Binghampton University, Global Publications, 2000, xii-215 pp.
The Reader is clearly divided into four separate parts: Foundations and First Principles, Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Philosophy, Modern Jewish Thought, and Contemporary Jewish Philosophy. It is a comprehensive introduction to a vital period of Jewish intellectual history. Leiden: Brill, 2003, xii-248 pp. Noone Blackwell Companions to Philosophy. A Debate on Reason and Authority in Medieval Islam Ismaili Heritage Series, 5. Eudemus in the Arabic Tradition; 9.
Jewish philosophy and the Jewish-Christian philosophical dialogue in fifteenth-century Spain Ari Ackerman; 17. Annual Conference of Association of Jewish Studies Dec 2010. Conceptions of the Other: Gender, Philosophy, and Theology. Of the seventeen articles, only one is given a thematic title, the one by Menachem Lorberbaum on medieval Jewish political thought. The mutakallim ūn commonly fashioned their arguments with an eye to the specific concerns, presuppositions, and methods of their opponents as well, advancing internal critiques of their adversaries to refute them on their own terms. Arabic into Hebrew: the Hebrew translation movement and the influence of Averroes upon medieval Jewish thought Steven Harvey; 13. Book is in Used-Good condition.
Annual Conference of Association of Jewish Studies Dec 2008. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000, xviii-305 pp. Göttingen: Vandenhoek und Ruprecht, 2002, 711 pp. This article is a paradigm for what the reader could have expected across the board. Zanner, Markus , Konstruktionsmerkmale der Averroes-Rezeption.
New Directions in Feminist Jewish Studies. However, the fal āsifa did not reject dialectic altogether. Rome: Enciclopedia Italiana, 2002 , pp. I: Arabic Text, cxxxiv-532 pp. London and New York: Routledge 2016 , 169pp. The impact of scholasticism upon Jewish philosophy in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries T.
In his philosophical magnum opus, the Guide of the Perplexed,. London and New York: Routledge 1997 , 934pp. Zurich: Spur Verlag, 1998, 110 pp. Paris: Fayard, 2004, 129 pp. Arianne Dempsey for her technical help. Muhammad and the Monk Bahira: Reflections on a Syriac and Arabic Text from Early Abbasid Times; 8.
From United Kingdom to U. Prima facie, some of the commandments appear to be quite arbitrary and irrational, and it is shown how Maimonides deals with this. Saadya and Jewish kalam Sarah Stroumsa; 5. Series Title: Responsibility: edited by Daniel H. This Companion presents all the major Jewish thinkers of the period, the philosophical and non-philosophical contexts of their thought, and the interactions between Jewish and non-Jewish philosophers. Leiden: Brill, 2001, xii-205 pp. Conflict or Common Ground Apr 2007.