Linked bibliography for the SEP article "Maimonides" by Kenneth Seeskin

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Primary Sources

  • Munk, S. and I. Joel (eds.), Dalalat ha‘irin, Jerusalem: Janovitch, 1929.
  • Pines, S. (trans.), The Guide of the Perplexed, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1963. Cited as [GP]. (Scholar)
  • Kafih, Y. (trans.), Moreh Nevukhim, Jerusalem: Mosad ha-Rav Kook, 1972.
  • Schwarz, M. (trans.), Moreh Nevukhim, Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University Press, 2002.
  • Frankel, S. (ed.), Mishneh Torah, 12 vols., Jerusalem: Jerusalem: Hotzaat Shabse Frankel, 2000. Cited as [MT]. (Scholar)
  • Hershman, A. (trans.), The Code of Maimonides, Book Fourteen: The Book of Judges, New Haven: Yale University Press, 1949.
  • Hyamson, M. (trans.), Maimonides: The Book of Knowledge, Jerusalem: Feldheim, 1974.
  • Twersky, I. (ed.), A Maimonides Reader, West Orange, N.J.: Behrman House, 1972.
  • Weis R. and C. Butterworth (eds.), The Ethical Writings of Maimonides, New York: Butterworth, 1975.
  • Halkin, A. and D. Hartman (eds.), Crisis and Leadership: Epistles of Maimonides, Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1985.


Secondary Sources

  • Davidson, Herbert, 1979. “Maimonides Secret Position on Creation,” in I. Twersky (ed.), Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, pp. 16–40. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1987. “The Middle Way in Maimonides’ Ethics,” Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research, 54: 41–44. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2005. Moses Maimonides, Oxford: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • Davies, Daniel, 2011. Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides’ Guide for the Perplexed, New York: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • Feldman, Seymour, 1990. “Abravanel on Maimonides’ Critique of the Kalam,” Maimonidean Studies, 1: 5–25. (Scholar)
  • Fox, Marvin, 1990. Interpreting Maimonides, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 251–296. (Scholar)
  • Frank, Daniel, 1990. “Anger as a Vice: A Maimonidean Critique of Aristotle’s Ethics,” History of Philosophy Quarterly, 7: 269–281 (Scholar)
  • Halbertal, Moshe, 2014. Maimonides: Life and Thought, Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Scholar)
  • Harvey, Warren Z., 1981. “A Third Approach to Maimonides’ Cosmology Prophetology Puzzle,” Harvard Theological Review, 74: 287–301 (Scholar)
  • Hyman, Arthur, 1988. “Maimonides on Creation and Emanation,” in J. F. Whippel (ed.), Studies in Medieval Philosophy, Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America Press, pp. 45–61. (Scholar)
  • Ivry, Alfred, 1991. “Leo Strauss and Maimonides,” in A. Udoff (ed.), Leo Strauss’ Thought, Boulder: Reinner, pp. 75–91. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2016. Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed, Chicago: University of Chicago Press. (Scholar)
  • Kellner, Menachem, 1986. Dogma In Medieval Jewish Philosophy, New York: Oxford University Press. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1999. Must a Jew Believe Anything?, London: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2006. Maimonides’ Confrontation With Mysticism, Oxford: Littman Library of Jewish Civilization. (Scholar)
  • Kraemer, Joel, 2005. “Moses Maimonides: An Intellectual Portrait,” in K. Seeskin (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Maimonides, New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 10–57. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2008. Maimonides: The Life and World of One of Civilizations Greatest Minds, New York: Doubleday. (Scholar)
  • Kreisel, Howard, 1999. Maimonides’ Political Thought, Albany: SUNY Press. (Scholar)
  • Manekin, Charles, 2005. On Maimonides, Belmont, CA: Wadsworth. (Scholar)
  • Ravitzky, Aviezer, 1981. “Samuel Ibn Tibbon and the Esoteric Character of the Guide of the Perplexed,” Association for Jewish Studies Review, 6: 87–123. (Scholar)
  • –––, 1990. “The Secrets of Maimonides,”, in I. Twersky (ed.), Studies in Maimonides, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Center for Jewish Studies, pp. 159–207. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2005. “Maimonides: Esotericism and Educational Philosophy,” in K. Seeskin (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Maimonides, New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 300–323. (Scholar)
  • Schwarzschild, Steven S., 1990. “Moral Radicalism and ‘Middlingness’ in the Ethics of Maimonides,” in M. Kellner (ed.), The Pursuit of the Ideal, Albany: SUNY Press, pp. 137–160. (Scholar)
  • Seeskin, Kenneth, 2000. Searching for a Distant God, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 177–188. (Scholar)
  • –––, 2005. Maimonides on the Origin of the World, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. (Scholar)
  • Stern, Josef, 2013. The Matter and Form of Maimonides’ Guide, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. (Scholar)
  • Strauss, Leo, 1952. “The literary Character of the Guide for the Perplexed,” in Persecution and the Art of Writing, Glencoe, IL: The Free Press. (Scholar)
  • Stroumsa, Sarah, 2009. Maimonides in His World, Princeton: Princeton University Press. (Scholar)
  • Rudavsky, Tamar, 2010. Maimonides (Great Minds Series), Oxford: Blackwell-Wiley Press. (Scholar)
  • Wolfson, Harry, 1973. Studies in the History of Philosophy and Religion, in I. Twersky and G. H. Williams (eds.), Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. 207–221. (Scholar)

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