Without Any Doubt : Gersonides on Method and Knowledge.Series: Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy SerPublisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2011Copyright date: ©2011Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (360 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- B759.L4 -- K5413 2011eb
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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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