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Alexander Altmann

Full Name: Alexander Altmann
Number of Works: 14
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ISBN: 0710076681, 9780710076687
Keywords: study, biographical, mendelssohn, moses
Pages: 900
Published: 1973

Moses Mendelssohn, one of the most celebrated figures of the German Enlightenment, is best known for the far-reaching influence he had on the Jewish community throughout the world. Drawing widely on personal letters and documents, including a substantial amount of material previously unavailable in any language, this definitive biography casts new light on this great rationalist and champion of intellectual liberty.
ISBN: 0872206408, 9780872206403
Keywords: beliefs, doctrines, book
Pages: 194
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 60%
ISBN: 0226016137, 9780226016139
Keywords: israeli, isaac
Pages: 256
Published: 2009

<DIV><DIV><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 200%">Recognized as one of the earliest Jewish neo-Platonist writers, Isaac ben Solomon Israeli (ca. 855–955) influenced Muslim, Jewish, and Christian scholars through the Middle Ages. A native of Egypt who wrote in Arabic, Israeli explored definitions of such terms as imagination, sense-perception, desire, love, creation, and “coming-to-be” in his writings. </P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 200%"> </P><P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; LINE-HEIGHT: 200%"&