Without Any Doubt :

Klein-Braslavy, Sara.

Without Any Doubt : Gersonides on Method and Knowledge. - 1st ed. - 1 online resource (360 pages) - Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Ser. ; v.13 . - Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy Ser. .

Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: "Without any Doubt": Gersonides on Method and Knowledge -- The Opinions that Produce the Aporias in the Wars of the Lord -- The Solutions of the Aporias in the Wars of the Lord -- Dialectic in Gersonides' Commentary on Proverbs -- The Alexandrian Prologue Paradigm in Gersonides' Writings -- The Introductions to the Bible Commentaries -- Gersonides as Commentator on Averroes -- Determinism, Contingency, Free Choice, and Foreknowledge in Gersonides -- Gersonides on the Mode of Communicating Knowledge of the Future to the Dreamer and Clairvoyant -- Bibliography -- Index of Topics and Names -- Index of Sources and Citations.

This book collects eight articles on the thought and method of Gersonides (Provence, 1288-1344). They deal with: his methods of inquiry and composition; his use of introductions; his method in the supercommentaries on Averroes; and his methods of biblical exegesis.

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Levi ben Gershom, -- 1288-1344 -- Knowledge -- Methodology.;Levi ben Gershom, -- 1288-1344. -- MilḼamot ha-Shem.;Jewish philosophy -- Methodology.;Philosophy, Medieval -- Methodology.;Jewish philosophers -- France.


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