Rewriting Maimonides early commentaries on the Guide of the Perplexed

"Commentaries on the Guide of the Perplexed occupy a central but neglected place in the history of Jewish thought. In the first study on the subject, Igor De Souza examines this dynamic tradition in its most creative period. Rather than mere interpretation, De Souza reads commentaries as texts in th...

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Main Author: De Souza, Igor H.
Other Authors: Moses ben Solomon, Gracian, Zerahiah ben Isaac ben Shealtiel
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Berlin De Gruyter 2018, [2018]
Edition: Edition 1
Series: Jewish thought, philosophy and religion
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: "Commentaries on the Guide of the Perplexed occupy a central but neglected place in the history of Jewish thought. In the first study on the subject, Igor De Souza examines this dynamic tradition in its most creative period. Rather than mere interpretation, De Souza reads commentaries as texts in their own right. At the same time, he illustrates how texts are reimagined through commentary, and repurposed for new generations of readers"--
Physical Description: 1 online resource
ISBN: 3110557657
9783110557565