Linked bibliography for the SEP article "Gersonides" by Tamar Rudavsky

This is an automatically generated and experimental page

If everything goes well, this page should display the bibliography of the aforementioned article as it appears in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, but with links added to PhilPapers records and Google Scholar for your convenience. Some bibliographies are not going to be represented correctly or fully up to date. In general, bibliographies of recent works are going to be much better linked than bibliographies of primary literature and older works. Entries with PhilPapers records have links on their titles. A green link indicates that the item is available online at least partially.

This experiment has been authorized by the editors of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The original article and bibliography can be found here.

Principal Works

  • Sefer Ha-heqesh Ha-yashar (On Valid Syllogisms, written 1319); translated into Latin as Liber Syllogismi Recti. (Scholar)
  • Sefer Ma’aseh Hoshev (The Work of a Counter, written 1321; edited and translated into German by Gerson Lange (Frankfurt am Main: Golde, 1909). (Scholar)
  • Perush ‘al Sefer lyob (Commentary on Job, written 1325; Ferrara, 1477). (Scholar)
  • Sefer Milhamot Ha-Shem (The Wars of the Lord, written 1329; Riva di Trento, 1560; Leipzig, 1866; Berlin, 1923). (Scholar)
  • Perush ‘al Sefer Ha-Torah (Commentary on the Pentateuch, written 1329–1338; Venice, 1547; Jerusalem, 1967). (Scholar)

Editions in English

  • The Commentary of Levi ben Gerson on the Book of Job, translated by Abraham L. Lassen. New York: Bloch, 1946.
  • Providence and the Philosophy of Gersonides, translated by David Bleich. New York: Yeshiva University Press, 1973.
  • Gersonides’ The Wars of the Lord. Treatise Three: On God’s Knowledge, translated by Norbert M. Samuelson. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1977. (Scholar)
  • Creation of the World According to Gersonides, translated by Jacob Staub. Chico, Cal.: Scholars Press, 1982.
  • The Wars of the Lord. Translated by Seymour Feldman. 3 vols. Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1984–1999.
  • Commentary on Song of Songs. Trans and ed. by Menachem Kellner, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Selected Secondary Literature

  • Carlebach, Salomon, 1910, Levi Ben Gerson Als Mathematiker, Berlin: J. Lamm. (Scholar)
  • Dahan, Gilbert (ed.), 1991, Gersonide En Son Temps, Louvain-Paris: E. Peeters. (Scholar)
  • Eisen, Robert, 1995, Gersonides on Providence, Covenant, and the Jewish People, Albany: State University of New York Press. (Scholar)
  • Feldman, Seymour, 1967, “Gersonides’ Proofs for the Creation of the Universe,” Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, 35: 113–37. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1984, “A Debate Concerning Determinism in Late Medieval Jewish Philosophy.” Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, 51: 15–54. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1992, “Platonic Themes in Gersonides’ Doctrine of the Active Intellect,” in Neoplatonism and Jewish Thought, Lenn Goodman (ed.), Albany: State University of New York Press, 255–277. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2010, Gersonides: Judaism Within the Limits of Reason, Portland: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1997 [2003], “Levi ben Gershom”, in History of Jewish Philosophy, Daniel H. Frank and Oliver Leaman (eds.), London: Routledge, 379–398. (Scholar)
  • Freudenthal, Gad, 1987, “Épistemologie, astronomie et astrologie chez Gersonide,” Revue des études juives, 146 (3–4): 357–65. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1993, “Les Sciences dans les communautés juives médiévales de Provence: Leur Appropriation, Leur Rôle,” Revue des études juives, 152 (1–2): 29–136. (Scholar)
  • Freudenthal, Gad (ed.), 1992, Studies on Gersonides: A Fourteenth-Century Jewish Philosopher-Scientist, Leiden: Brill. (Scholar)
  • Glasner, Ruth. 2015, Gersonides: A Portrait of a Fourteenth-Century Philosopher-Scientist, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • Goldstein, Bernard R., 1974, “The Astronomical Tables of Rabbi Levi Ben Gerson,” in Transactions of the Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, Hamden, CT: Shoestring Press. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1980, “The Status of Models in Ancient and Medieval Astronomy,” Centaurus, 24: 132–47. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1985, The Astronomy of Levi Ben Gerson 1288–1344: A Critical Edition of Chapters 1–20, New York: Springer Verlag. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1991, “Levi Ben Gerson’s Astrology in Historical Perspective,” in Gersonide En Son Temps, Gilbert Dahan (ed.), Louvain-Paris: E. Peeters, 287–300. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1992, Levi Ben Gerson’s Contributions to Astronomy in Studies on Gersonides, Gad Freudenthal (ed.), Leiden: E.J. Brill. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1996, “Astronomy and Astrology in the Works of Abraham Ibn Ezra,” Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 6: 9–21. (Scholar)
  • Goldstein, Bernard R., and David Pingree, 1990, “Levi Ben Gerson’s Prognostication for the Conjunction of 1345,” Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, 80: 1–60. (Scholar)
  • Green, Alexander, 2016, The Virtue Ethics of Levi Gersonides, Palgrave: MacMillan. (Scholar)
  • Horwitz, David, 2006, Gersonides’ Ethics: The To-a-lot be-Middot in Ralbag’s Biblical Commentaries, Ph.D. Dissertation, Yeshiva University. (Scholar)
  • Husik, Isaac, 1916–1918,“Studies in Gersonides,” Jewish Quarterly Review, 7 (new series): 553–594; 8 (new series): 113–156, 231–268. (Scholar)
  • Kellner, Menachem, 1979, “R. Levi Ben Gerson: A Bibliographical Essay,” Studies in Bibliography and Booklore, 12: 13–23. (Scholar)
  • Kellner, Menachem, 2010, Torah in the Observatory: Gersonides, Maimonides, Song of Songs. Boston, Academic Studies Press. (Scholar)
  • Klein-Braslavy, Sara, 1989, “Determinism, Possibility, Choice and Foreknowledge in Ralbag,” Da’ at, 22: 4–53. (Scholar)
  • Langermann, Tzvi, 1992, “Gersonides on the Magnet and the Heat of the Sun,” in Studies on Gersonides, Gad Freudenthal (ed.), Leiden: E.J. Brill, 267–284. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1999, “Gersonides on Astrology,” in Levi Ben Gershom: The Wars of the Lord, Seymour Feldman (ed.), Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 506–519. (Scholar)
  • Manekin, Charles H., 1992, The Logic of Gersonides: An Analysis of Selected Doctrines, Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2003, “Conservative Tendencies in Gersonides’ Religious Philosophy,” in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Philosophy, Daniel H. Frank and Oliver Leaman (eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 304–344. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1998, “On the Limited-Omniscience Interpretation of Gersonides’ Theory of Divine Knowledge,” in Perspectives on Jewish Thought and Mysticism, Elliot R. Wolfson, Alfred L. Ivry, and Allan Arkush (eds.), Amsterdam: Harwood Academic, 135–170. (Scholar)
  • Nadler, Steven and T.M. Rudavsky (eds), 2009, The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (Scholar)
  • North, J.D., 1989, Stars, Minds and Fate: Essays in Ancient and Medieval Cosmology, London: The Hambledon Press. (Scholar)
  • Rudavsky, T.M., 1983, “Divine Omniscience and Future Contingents in Gersonides,” Journal of the History of Philosophy, 21: 513–36. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1984, “Divine Omniscience, Contingency and Prophecy in Gersonides,” in Divine Omniscience and Omnipotence in Medieval Philosophy, T. M. Rudavsky (ed.), Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 161–181. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1988, “Creation, Time and Infinity in Gersonides,” Journal of the History of Philosophy, 26 (1): 25–44. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1993, “The Jewish Tradition: Maimonides, Gersonides and Bedersi,” in Individuation in Late Scholasticism and the Counter-Reformation, J. J. Gracia (ed.), Albany: State University of New York Press, 69–96. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2000, Time Matters: Time, Creation and Cosmology in Medieval Jewish Philosophy, Albany: State University of New York Press. (Scholar)
  • Samuelson, Norbert, 1972, “Gersonides’ Account of God’s Knowledge of Particulars,” Journal of the History of Philosophy, 10: 399–416. (Scholar)
  • Sirat, Colette, Klein-Braslavy, Sara, and Weijers, Olga (eds) 2003, Les methodes de travail de Gersonide et le maniement du savoir chez les scolastiques, Paris: J. Vrin. (Scholar)
  • Touati, Charles, 1973, La Pensée Philosophique et Théologique de Gersonide, Paris: Les Editions de Minuit. (Scholar)

Generated Sun Aug 14 08:35:07 2022