philosopher-king in medieval and Renaissance Jewish thought

by Abraham Melamed

Publisher: State University of New York Press in Albany

Written in English
Published: Pages: 271 Downloads: 963
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Subjects:

  • Plato -- Contributions in political science,
  • Philosopher-kings,
  • Philosophy, Jewish -- History,
  • Political science -- Philosophy -- History,
  • Jews -- Civilization -- Greek influences

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-264) and index

StatementAbraham Melamed ; edited and with a foreword by Lenn E. Goodman
SeriesSUNY series in Jewish philosophy
ContributionsGoodman, Lenn Evan, 1944-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB757.P45 M45 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17060801M
ISBN 10079145567X, 0791455688
LC Control Number2002026880

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He holds the Miriam Martha Hubert Chair in Jewish Thought and is the Director of the Goldstein-Goren International Center for Jewish Thought. He has written extensively in the field of medieval Jewish philosophy. Among the books he has authored are Maimonides’ Political Thought and Prophecy: The History of an Idea in Medieval Jewish Philosophy. Abraham ibn Ezra, the subject of this Cologne doctoral dissertation, is a lesser-known figure in the history of Jewish philosophy in medieval Spain, his dates placing him roughly after Ibn Gabirol and before Moses Maimonides. The title given to this book calls first for some comment. The Study of Medieval Jewish Philosophy - New Books, Pe'amim, 97 (Autumn, ): (Hebrew). Abraham Melamed, The Philosopher-King in Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Political Thought, Speculum (October, ): . Author of Patriarchalism in Political Thought (Blackwell, ; 2nd ed., ), Rights in Contexts (), From Reformation to Revolution: Western Political Thought in the Early Modern Period (forthcoming), and numerous articles on political philosophy and its history, his current research and writing deals with the political thought of Hobbes.

I have since become aware of the brilliant reading of De re publica in medieval thought in Kempshall, M. S., “ De re publica in Medieval and Renaissance Political Thought,” in Cicero's Republic, ed. North, J. A. and Powell, J. G. F. (London: Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, ), 99 – , whose results, I.

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Abraham Melamed (PhD Tel-Aviv University) is Professor of Jewish Philosophy and holds the Wolfson Chair for the study of the Jewish Cultural Heritage at the University of Haifa, has published numerous studies, mainly concentrating on Medieval and Renaissance Jewish intellectual history, history of ideas and political philosophy.

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