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Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages: Science, Rationalism, and Religion

T. M. Rudavsky


The purpose of this volume is to provide an account of how medieval Jewish philosophy, from the tenth century to Spinoza, forms part of an ongoing dialogue with medieval Christian and Islamic thought. It provides a corrective to available works, and a supplement to available histories of philosophy, many of which devote little space to Jewish philosophy. The focus of this work is on the tensions between Judaism and rational thought, as reflected in particular philosophical controversies arising in the context of issues in metaphysics, rationalism, language, cosmology, science, faith and reason ... More

Keywords: Jewish philosophy, medieval philosophy, science, rationalism, faith and reason, medieval science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780199580903
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199580903.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

T. M. Rudavsky, author
Professor of Philosophy, Ohio State University