The Guide for the Perplexed download free [PDF and Ebook] by Moses Maimonides

The Guide for the Perplexed download free [PDF and Ebook] by Moses Maimonides year 1956
  • Book name: The Guide for the Perplexed
  • Author: Moses Maimonides
  • Release date: 1956/1/3
  • Publisher: DOVER PUBLICATIONS INC.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Dictionaries and Languages
  • ISBN: 9780486203515
  • Rating: 9.54 of 10
  • Votes: 874
  • Review by: Wilder Mackenzie
  • Review rating: 8.02 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/7
  • Total pages: 473
  • Includes a PDF summary of 39 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This is the full, unabridged text of one of the greatest philosophic works of all time. Written by a 12th- century thinker who was equally active as an original philosopher and as a Biblical and Talmudic scholar, it is both a classic of great historical importance and a work of living significance today.The Guide for the Perplexed was written for scholars who were bewildered by the conflict between religion and the scientific and philosophic thought of the day. It is concerned, basically, with finding a concord between the religion of the Old Testament and its commentaries, and Aristotelian philosophy. After analyzing the ideas of the Old Testament by means of 'homonyms,' Maimonides examines other reconciliations of religion and philosophy (the Moslem rationalists) and then proposes his own resolution with contemporary Aristotelianism.The Guide for the Perplexed was at once recognized as a masterwork, and it strongly influenced Jewish, Christian, and Moslem thought of the Middle Ages. It is necessary reading for any full comprehension of the thought of such scholastics as Aquinas and Scotus, and indispensable for everyone interested in the Middle Ages, Judaism, medieval philosophy, or the larger problems which Maimonides discusses.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 26H8M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Philosophy Of Language, Social & Cultural History, Philosophy, Philosophy Of Religion, Jewish Books
  • Available formats: PDF, TXT, CSV, WORD, RB, DOC, EPUB, LRF. Compressed in RAR, ACE, LZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.18 USD
  • Dimensions: 134.6x216x25.4mm
  • Weight: 521.63g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States
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