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perplexed philosopher

Henry George

perplexed philosopher

being an examination of Mr. Herbert Spencer"s various utterances on the land question, with some incidental reference to his synthetic philosophy.

by Henry George

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Published by Doubleday & McClure co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spencer, Herbert

  • Edition Notes

    Autograph of Tom L. Johnson on front fly-leaf.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination4 p. ℗ ., [3]-319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14184456M

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: George, Henry, Perplexed philosopher. Robert Schalkenbach Foundation [©] (OCoLC)   Nietzsche: A Guide for the Perplexed is a clear and thorough account of Nietzsche's philosophy, his major works and ideas, providing an ideal guide to the important and complex thought of this key philosopher. The book covers the whole range of Nietzsche's work, Author: R. Kevin Hill.

    It is the object of this work “to afford a guide for the perplexed,” i.e. “to thinkers whose studies have brought them into collision with religion” (p. 9), “who have studied philosophy and have acquired sound knowledge, and who, while firm in religious matters, are perplexed and bewildered on account of the ambiguous and figurative. I began reading The Guide of the Perplexed while I was preparing to read Spinoza's Theologico/Political Treatise. Maimonides (through Pines' translation) writes in such an approachable, conversational style that it is hard to put the book down once you have started/5.

    Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Henry ioned: ble. A classic of medieval Jewish philosophy, Maimonides’s Guide of the Perplexed is as influential as it is difficult and demanding. Not only does the work contain contrary—even contradictory—statements, but Maimonides deliberately wrote in a guarded and dissembling manner in order to convey different meanings to different readers, with the knowledge that many would resist his bold.


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Maimonides () was a brilliant Hispanic Jewish scholar who lived in Spain and Egypt in the 12th century. In addition to being a philosopher, Maimonides also worked as a medical doctor.

The Guide for the Perplexed, originally written in Arabic, and soon translated into Hebrew and widely read, is his best known work. The framing story is. This is a book is not the easiest read, but persevere and the journey will be worth it.

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It has the hallmarks of excellence to greatness/5(30). In The Guide for the Perplexed Book III, Chap Maimonides draws a distinction between "true beliefs," which were beliefs about God that produced intellectual perfection, and "necessary beliefs," which were conducive to improving social order.

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The Guide for the Perplexed was written for scholars who were bewildered by the conflict between religion and the scientific and philosophic thought of the day. It is concerned, basically, with finding a concord between the religion of the Old Testament and its commentaries, and Aristotelian philosophy/5(52).

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One strand, a historical narrative set indepicts Cambridge professor Solomon Schechter's discovery of the Cairo Genizah, a repository of thousands of documents in an old Egyptian synagogue; while another, set inrecounts how the medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides wrote The Guide for the Perplexed, a book attempting to reconcile divine providence and free will, after the drowning /5().

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A Perplexed Philosopher book. The book A PERPLEXED PHILOSOPHER further details Henry George’s view that the rights of men to the use of land are not joint rights but they are equal rights. The equal right argument by Henry George in the book is simple, clear, precise, and complete as the follows: Were there only one man on earth, he would have a right to the use of the whole earth or any part of the earth.

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Great classic of medieval Judaism, major attempt to reconcile revealed religion — Pentateuch, commentaries — and Aristotelian philosophy.

Enormously important in all Western thought. Includes Life of Maimonides, analysis of The Guide, indexes of quotations from Scripture, Talmud. Unabridged Friedlander translation. page introduction. "A great influence on Jewish and Christian. Guide for the Perplexed.

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