Moses Maimonides: The Man and His Works by Herbert DavidsonMoses Maimonides: The Man and His Works by Herbert Davidson

Moses Maimonides: The Man and His Works

byHerbert Davidson

Paperback | August 23, 2010

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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.
Herbert Davidson is Professor of Hebrew, Emeritus, at UCLA. He is the author of several books, including Proofs for Eternity, Creation, and the Existence of God in Medieval Islamic and Jewish Philosophy (OUP, 1987) and Alfarabi, Avicenna, and Averroes, on Intellect (OUP, 1992) .
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Title:Moses Maimonides: The Man and His WorksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:584 pages, 5.98 × 8.82 × 1.3 inPublished:August 23, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199747571

ISBN - 13:9780199747573

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Table of Contents

1. Maimonides' Life2. Education3. Rabbinic Works I4. Rabbinic Works II5. Rabbinic Works III6. Philosophical Works I7. Philosophical Works II8. Medical Works9. Miscellaneous Writings10. Conclusion