1. Life and Works.
2. Language, Logic, and the Art of Demonstration.
3. What we can say about God.
4. Philosophical Cosmology.
5. Philosophical Anthropology.
6. Naturalism and Supernaturalism: PROPHECY, Miracles, and Divine Will.
7. Philosophical Theology: Divine Providence, Human Freedom, and Theodicy.
8. Morality, Politics, and the Law.
9. On Human Felicity.
T. M. Rudavsky) interpretations are excellent summaries of the master's teachings and readers can gain much information and thought-provoking ideas from reading it. (The Jewish Eye, April 2010)
- Maimonides was, and remains, one of the most influential and important Jewish thinkers
- Offers both an intellectual biography and an exploration of the most important philosophical works in Maimonides’ corpus
- Persuasively argues that Maimonides did see himself as engaged in philosophical dialogue
- Maimonides’ philosophy is presented in a way that is accessible to readers with little background in either Jewish or medieval philosophy
- Secondary readings are provided at the end of each chapter, as well as a bibliography of recent scholarly articles on some of the more pressing philosophical topics covered in the book