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Interpreting Maimonides : Studies in Methodology, Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy - Marvin Fox

Interpreting Maimonides

Studies in Methodology, Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy

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Published: 1st January 1990
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In this comprehensive study, Marvin Fox offers an approach to Maimonides that illuminates the intersections of his philosophical, religious, and Jewish visions and addresses the dialectical tension in his work between the claims of reason and revelation.

Preface
Acknowledgments
On Reading Maimonides
The Many-Sided Maimonides
The Range and Limits of Reason
The Esoteric Method
Maimonides' Method of Contradictions: A New View
Aspects of Maimonides' Ethical Theory
The Doctrine of the Mean in Aristotle and Maimonides: A Comparative Study
Maimonides and Aquinas on Natural Law
The Nature of Man and the Foundations of Ethics: A Reading of Guide, I,1-2
Maimonides' Views on the Relations of Law and Morality
Some Problems of Metaphysics and Religion in the Thought of Maimonides
Maimonides' Account of Divine Causality
Creation or Eternity: God in Relation to the World
Prayer and the Religious Life
Epilogue: The Significance of Maimonides for Contemporary Judaism
Index
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ISBN: 9780226259420
ISBN-10: 0226259420
Series: Chicago Studies in the History of Judaism
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 370
Published: 1st January 1990
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Type: New edition