Abraham Ibn Ezra

[Revised entry by Tzvi Langermann on February 19, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] All histories of Jewish philosophy include an entry on Abraham Ibn Ezra, and, judging from his impact
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[Revised entry by Tzvi Langermann on February 19, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] All histories of Jewish philosophy include an entry on Abraham Ibn Ezra, and, judging from his impact on the field, he certainly deserves the recognition that he has received. Just how he earned it, however, poses a difficult historical problem. Ibn Ezra contributed virtually nothing to any of the branches of philosophy; he authored little in the way of strictly philosophical tracts and, indeed, there is no...

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