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.
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...
Student’s Companion to the Guide of the Perplexed by Moses Maimonides lays out, in nontechnical terms, the main ideas contained in Maimonides’ famous work so that it can be read by an ambitious beginner or a sharp-witted high school student.
In its own way a page-turner, his Treatise on Logic is a useful little guide to Maimonidean thought. This version of the 1938 English translation by Israel Efros for the American Academy of Jewish Research comes with the Arabic original and three Hebrew translations (ibn Tibbon, Ahitub, and Vivas).