David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 15 (1):1-26 (2007)
In Guide 2.32 Maimonides notes that just as there are three opinions concerning prophecy , so are there three opinions concerning cosmogony. Scholars have tended to assume that Maimonides, despite what he says, must have seen some more important correspondence between the two sets of opinions than their number. I argue that although for Maimonides what the two sets of opinions have in common is indeed their number, what he wishes to direct the careful reader's attention to is that the number of opinions in both cases is actually two rather than three
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Roslyn Weiss (2007). Natural Order or Divine Will: Maimonides on Cosmogony and Prophecy. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 15 (1):1-26.
Joshua Parens (2006). Leaving the Garden. Philosophy and Theology 18 (2):219-246.
Don Seeman (2008). Honoring the Divine as Virtue and Practice in Maimonides. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 16 (2):195-251.
Leo Strauss (2013). Leo Strauss on Maimonides: The Complete Writings. The University of Chicago Press.
Daniel Davies (2011). Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed. Oxford University Press.
Menachem Kellner (2002). Is Maimonides' Ideal Person Austerely Rationalist? American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1):125-143.
Howard Kreisel (2007). Maimonides on Divine Religion. In Jay Michael Harris (ed.), Maimonides After 800 Years: Essays on Maimonides and His Influence. Distributed by Harvard University Press.
Alexander Pruss (2007). Prophecy Without Middle Knowledge. Faith and Philosophy 24 (4):433-457.
Michael P. Levine (1986). The Role of Reason in the Ethics of Maimonides: Or, Why Maimonides Could Have Had a Doctrine of Natural Law Even If He Did Not. Journal of Religious Ethics 14 (2):279 - 295.
Heidi M. Ravven (2001). Some Thoughts on What Spinoza Learned From Maimonides About the Prophetic Imagination: Part 1. Maimonides on Prophecy and the Imagination. Journal of the History of Philosophy 39 (2):193-214.
Menachem Marc Kellner (2010). Torah in the Observatory: Gersonides, Maimonides, Song of Songs. Academic Studies Press.
Moses Maimonides & Salo Wittmayer Baron (eds.) (1941/1966). Essays on Maimonides. New York, Ams Press.
Heidi M. Ravven (2012). Maimonides Non-Kantian Moral Psychology: Maimonides and Kant on the Garden of Eden and the Genealogy of Morals. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 20 (2):199-216.
Michael Zank & Hartwig Wiedebach (2012). The Kant-Maimonides Constellation. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 20 (2):135-145.
Added to index2010-09-02
Total downloads5 ( #262,425 of 1,689,931 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #183,782 of 1,689,931 )
How can I increase my downloads?