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  1. Sarah Pessin (forthcoming). Solomon Ibn Gabirol [Avicebron]. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Available at Http://Plato. Stanford. Edu/Archives/Win2010/Entries/Ibn—Gabirol.
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  2. Sarah Pessin (forthcoming). Thought-Spaces, Spiritual Practices and the Transformations of Ta'wī L. Comparative Philosophy.
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  3. Sarah Pessin (2013). Ibn Gabirol's Theology of Desire: Matter and Method in Jewish Medieval Neoplatonism. Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Text in context; 3. From human being to discourse on matter?: the three-fold quest for wisdom, goodness, and God - and the root of life in desire; 4. Root desire and the Empedoclean grounding element as love; 5. From Divine Will to Divine Irada : on the mistaken scholarly rejection of Ibn Gabirol's emanation; 6. Iradic Unfoldings: Ibn Gabirol's Hylomorphic Emanationism and the Neoplatonic Tripart Analysis; 7. Matter revisited; 8. Neoplatonic cosmo-ontology as apophatic (...)
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  4. Sarah Pessin, Saadya [Saadiah]. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  5. Sarah Pessin (2008). The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy. Ancient Philosophy 28 (2):479-485.
  6. Sarah Pessin, The Influence of Islamic Thought on Maimonides. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  7. Sarah Pessin (2003). Diana Lobel, Between Mysticism and Philosophy: Sufi Language of Religious Experience in Judah Ha-Levi's “Kuzari.” (SUNY Series in Jewish Philosophy.) Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2000. Pp. Xi, 277. [REVIEW] Speculum 78 (2):559-561.
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  8. Sarah Pessin (2003). Maimonides and the Hermeneutics of Concealment: Deciphering Scripture and Midrash in The Guide of the Perplexed (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 41 (1):126-127.
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  9. Sarah Pessin (2002). Matter, Metaphor, and Privative Pointing. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1):75-88.
    This study shows how, in its overall ability to shed light on the vexing complexity of human being, Maimonides’ discourse on matter—treated via metaphors or seen as itself a metaphor—emerges as a venerable guide, pointing the careful reader to the most important truths about perfected humanity within the Guide of the Perplexed. After examining and harmonizing Maimonides’ dual metaphors of matter (matter as the married harlot and the woman of valor) in this way, I show how metaphor as a literary (...)
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  10. Sarah Pessin (1999). Hebdomads: Boethius Meets the Neopythagoreans. Journal of the History of Philosophy 37 (1):29-48.