Maimonides for Moderns Hardback

A Statement of Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

by Ira Bedzow;

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Maimonides for Moderns

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This book aims to construct a contemporary Jewish philosophy that accounts for virtue ethics or, rather, to give Jewish virtue ethics a contemporary language for its expression. Ira Bedzow draws significantly on the work of Moses Maimonides and his religio-philosophical explanation of Jewish ethics. However, Bedzow moves away from various aspects of Maimonides's Aristotelian biology, physics, metaphysics, and psychology. The objective of the volume is to integrate the normative principles of the Jewish tradition into everyday life. While the book translates Jewish ethics from a medieval, Aristotelian framework into a contemporary one, it also serves as a means for Judaism to continue as a living tradition.

Maimonides for Moderns by Ira Bedzow was published by Springer International Publishing AG in December 2016. The ISBN for Maimonides for Moderns is 9783319445724.

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Details for Maimonides for Moderns

Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG (December 2016)
Edition1st ed. 2017
Number of Pages367
Thickness24 mm
Height210 mm
Width148 mm
Product Code4459931
Page last updated 25th March 2018
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