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Moses ben Maimon



Moses ben Maimon (also known as Maimonides, 1138–1204) was a medieval Sephardic Jewish philosopher and one of the most prolific and influential Torah scholars of the Middle Ages. In addition to philosophy, he studied and practiced astronomy and medicine and worked as a rabbi. He is seen as one of the foremost rabbinical philosophers in Jewish history, and his work is a cornerstone of Jewish scholarship.

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Maimonides and the Book that Changed Judaism: Secrets of the Guide for the Perplexed

A publishing sensation long at the top of the best-seller lists in Israel, the original Hebrew edition of Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism has been called the most successful book ever published in Israel on the preeminent medieval Jewish thinker Moses Maimonides.

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Exile and Otherness: The Ethics of Shinran and Maimonides

In Exile and Otherness: The Ethics of Shinran and Maimonides, Ilana Maymind argues that Shinran (1173–1263), the founder of True Pure Land Buddhism (Jodo Shinshu), and Maimonides (1138–1204), a Jewish philosopher, Torah scholar, and physician, were both deeply affected by their conditions of...

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Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker

While the great medieval philosopher, theologian, and physician Maimonides is acknowledged as a leading Jewish thinker, his intellectual contacts with his surrounding world are often described as related primarily to Islamic philosophy.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageTruth does not become more true by virtue of the fact that the entire world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it.

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The Health Directives of Maimonides

The name 'Maimonides' commands the respect of Medical Science some eight hundred years after his passing. This fascinating booklet explores his directives on Healthy Living as found in his magnum opus 'The Mishna Torah,' and quotes from his work 'Hanhagot Habriut.

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Who Was Moses Maimonides? the Life of the Mind Jewish Biography as History Dr. Henry Abramson

Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (1135-1204) was a towering figure in medieval Jewish history, and continues to cast a long shadow into the Jewish present.

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A Maimonides Reader

English text of Maimonides Guide of the Perplexed, Mishneh Torah and others with intro and notes by Isadore Twersky

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe physician should not treat the disease but the patient who is suffering from it.

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Moses Maimonides

This article provides an overview of the life of Moses Maimonides, regarded by many as the greatest Jewish philosopher of the Middle Ages.

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Maimonides: Life and Legacy

This video was produced for Lesson 3 of Great Debates in Jewish History, a course by the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute.

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