Joseph Albo

[Revised entry by Dror Ehrlich on September 26, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Joseph Albo (c. 1380 - 1444) was a Jewish philosopher active in Christian Spain in the first half of the
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[Revised entry by Dror Ehrlich on September 26, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Joseph Albo (c. 1380 - 1444) was a Jewish philosopher active in Christian Spain in the first half of the fifteenth century. His theoretical work found expression in his well-known opus Sefer ha-'Ikkarim [Book of Principles], completed in 1425 in the town of Soria in the crown of Castile. In this work, Albo addresses a wide variety of interpretive, theological and philosophical issues, in a style integrating logical, methodical...

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