Maimonides and Medieval Jewish Philosophy
Idit Dobbs-Weinstein

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Narrated By: Lynn Redgrave

Duration: 2 hours and 53 minutes

What to expect

From Philo of Judea to Maimonides and beyond, Medieval Jewish philosophy created an outstanding, unbroken tradition. Jewish thinkers worked to square Biblical faith with the demands of reason; their efforts to understand the individual in relation to God and to the human community powerfully foreshadowed contemporary problems. Maimonides, who can be compared with St. Thomas Aquinas, profoundly influenced much subsequent philosophy.

The World of Philosophy series is a dramatic presentation, in understandable language, of the concerns, questions, interests, and overall outlook of the world’s great philosophers and philosophical traditions. Special emphasis on clear and relevant explanations gives you a new arsenal of insights toward living a better life.

Genre

Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, Education, Philosophical traditions and schools of thought, Personal religious testimony and popular inspirational works

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