Abraham Ibn Daud

[Revised entry by Resianne Fontaine on February 23, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Abraham ibn Daud (c.1110 - 1180) can be regarded as a pioneer in Jewish philosophy. His philosophical
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[Revised entry by Resianne Fontaine on February 23, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Abraham ibn Daud (c.1110 - 1180) can be regarded as a pioneer in Jewish philosophy. His philosophical treatise ha-Emunah ha-Ramah (The Exalted Faith, c. 1160) constitutes the first systematic attempt to integrate Aristotelianism into Jewish thought. However, only a few decades later Moses Maimonides, the medieval Jewish philosopher par excellence, wrote his philosophical magnum opus, Moreh Nevukhim (The Guide of the Perplexed), a work...

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