Philosopher and prophet : Judah Halevi, the Kuzari, and the evolution of his thought /

"This book is the first to describe the development of Halevi's thought with a view to reaching a better understanding of its inherent systematic difficulties, as well as enabling identification of the various strata of the book belonging to different periods in his philosophical developme...

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Main Author: Silman, Yochanan.
Format: eBook
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©1995.
Series:SUNY series in Judaica.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. The Philosopher's Thought. 1. Aristotelian Philosophy in the Kuzari. 2. Divinity and Individuation. 3. Form and Matter. 4. Aristotelian Anthropology. 5. Human Activity
  • pt. II. Halevi's Earlier Thought. 6. Introduction to the Earlier Thought. 7. The Theology of the Early Thought. 8. Anthropology in the Earlier Thought. 9. The Historical Dimension in the Earlier Thought. 10. The Jewish People, Their Commandments, and Their Uniqueness in the Earlier Thought. 11. Eretz Israel as the Chosen Land. 12. An Overview of Halevi's Earlier Thought
  • pt. III. Halevi's Later Thought. 13. Introduction: Unique Features. 14. Human Experience and the Divine Presence. 15. God and the World. 16. The Later Anthropology. 17. History in the Later Thought. 18. The Jewish People, Their Commandments, and Their Uniqueness in the Later Thought. 19. An Overview of Halevi's Later Thought
  • pt. IV. The Unity of the Kuzari. 20. Introduction: The Structure of the Book and Its Unity. 21. Theology and Anthropology. 22. Form and Content in the Kuzari. Appendix: The Giving of the Torah and Commandments as a Process.