Maimonides


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Spanish philosopher considered the greatest Jewish scholar of the Middle Ages who codified Jewish law in the Talmud (1135-1204)

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Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook (Rav Kook, 1865-1935), the first Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of the Holy Land, supported the reading of Maimonides whereby the individual who accepts through reason rather than belief in revelation the seven laws of Noah is one of the sages of the gentiles and merits a portion in the afterlife.
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Rabbi Avraham Zacuto (1452-1515) explicitly disagrees with Maimonides and contends that Ezra was never high priest, despite being the most prominent kohen of his generation.
Maimonides is often thought to endorse the Aristotelian idea that the cosmos is not created but eternal, in contrast with the Bible's account of creation.
Maimonides went on to explain, "There is no greater gift than to endow him with a gift of a loan, or enter into partnership or find employment for him in order to strengthen his hand until he need no longer be dependent on others.
Sarah Stroumsa's Maimonides in His World: Portrait of a Mediterranean Thinker is an impressive collection of six chapters, some based on previously published studies, revised and coordinated into a sustained and cohesive presentation.
The final ESP-dream study carried out at the Maimonides Dream Laboratory before we closed our doors in 1978 involved a comparison of ESP and pre-sleep influences on dreams (Honorton, Ullman, & Krippner, 1975).
The answer may be that Maimonides was, in fact, exercised by the same tension as the Tosafot and his use of the pursuer principle is an attempt to defuse that tension by limiting the effect of the non-personhood doctrine to direct threats to maternal life.
Steven Davidson, Chief Medical Informatics Officer, Maimonides Medical Center.
In Guide III: 17 Maimonides lists five opinions on the subject of divine providence, each offering a different view of how God does or does not determine or interfere with the workings of the universe.
It is not clear why Maimonides went to the Maghrib, as Morocco too was under Almohad control; there, the precocious Jewish scholar was forced to pretend-convert to Islam.
This literature, which emerged from a profound dialogue with Islam and was influenced by Islamic thinkers, includes amongst others, the writings of Rabbi Saadia Gaon, Maimonides, Rabbi Bachaya Ibn Pakuda and Rabbi Yehuda Halevy and has been a foundation stone of Jewish culture to the present day.
For Maimonides, for instance, wisdom equals order and control.
One should accept the truth from whatever source it proceeds" Maimonides (see Weiss 1975, and Hertz 1945).
Towering Cairo-based Jewish scholar Maimonides (1135-1204) wrote Kitab al-sumom wa al-mutaharriz min al adwiya al-qattala in 1199 at the request of al-Qadi al-Fadil, the famous counselor and secretary to Saladin.