Item description for Maimonides' Empire of Light: Popular Enlightenment in an Age of Belief by Ralph Lerner...
Much of the writing of and about the 12th century rabbi, philosopher and theologian Moses Maimonides is addressed to an elite audience of philosophers and intellectuals. Here, the author reveals that the education of the common man was one of Maimonides' chief concerns.
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Studio: University Of Chicago Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.39" Width: 6.36" Height: 0.82" Weight: 1.16 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2000
Publisher University Of Chicago Press
ISBN 0226473139 ISBN13 9780226473130
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More About Ralph Lerner
Ralph Lerner is the Benjamin Franklin Professor in the College and professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He is the co-editor, with Muhsin Mahdi, of "Medieval Political Philosophy" and, with Philip B. Kurland, of "The Founders' Constitution." Lerner also served as editorial assistant to Shlomo Pines in the latter's translation of Maimonides' "Guide of the Perplexed" (1963).
Ralph Lerner currently resides in the state of Illinois.