Egyptian Jewish philosopher and scientist Moses Maimonides
(1135-1204) wrote the treatise On the Regimen of Health at an unknown date, says Bos, at the request of Saladin's eldest son, al-Malik al-Afdal Nur al-Din 'Ali, who complained of constipation, indigestion, and depression.
The connection to Maimonides
was also quite tempting -- was his "hararah" really an Egyptian antecedent of Chicago deep-dish?
Torch of Justice Award will be presented to Nathan and his brother, David Hochman, who is also a lawyer, in Los Angeles on June 4 at the federations 70th Annual Legal Division Dinner.
The Guide of the Perplexed (in the original Judeo-Arabic: Dalalat al-ha'irin) by the great medieval Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides
is famously and--judging by its title--paradoxically not an accessible work.
The final chapter of the book is devoted to Jewish philosophy, notably that of Avicebron (Solomon ibn Gabirol) and Moses Maimonides
. Avicebron, author of Fons Vitae, was both a philosopher and a poet.
The majority of practicing physicians like myself feel more aligned with the Hippocratic Oath and the Oath of Maimonides
. We believe that we have a moral, ethical, and medical responsibility to the individual patient and not to an ACO or government bean counter.
In keeping with a growing scholarly trend, Mark Cohen's book situates Maimonides
's work within the context of Egyptian and Mediterranean societies.
The rabbis had been developing piecemeal arguments to accommodate the merchants' needs for some time but it needed someone like Maimonides
, a major philosopher believed to tower over other thinkers, widely admired for his originality in regard to faith, Judaism and mysticism, who was accepted as an authority for many centuries, to produce an integrated position.
In exquisite detail he documents how Maimonides
(and the Babylonian Ge'onim before him) integrated regnant institutions of commercial law and practice into the warp and woof of Jewish law.
How did Maimonides
cope with the ancient prohibition against treating gentiles?
ANGELS AND THE HEAVENLY POWER: MAIMONIDES
'S RATIONALISM VERSUS MYSTICISM AND THE DUPLICITY OFTHETHRONE
They're not mine; they were conceived by Moses Ben Maimon, or Maimonides
, who was renowned both as a rabbi and a doctor, and his mother could not possibly have been prouder.
Before we begin our discussion it should be noted that in scholarly discourse, it is customary to differentiate between two approaches towards prophecy in medieval thought: one is epitomized by Judah Halevi (1075-1141) in The Kuzari, the other by Moses Maimonides
Su temprano interes por la filosofia de Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677) lo llevo a interesarse por el pensamiento de Maimonides
(1135-1204) y, por extension, por los falasifa.
Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon (1138-1204 CE)--known as Maimonides
and by the acronym Rambam--was not only the preeminent Torah scholar of his time.