Efros, Israel

Published by New York; Columbia University Press, 1917
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Original Cloth. 8vo. [5], 125 pages. 25 cm. First edition. Columbia university Oriental studies, vol. XI. Important study on the concept of space (infinite, absolute, empirical) and its development in medieval Jewish philosophy. Concerns Abrabanel, Crescas, Hiyya, Gersonides, Saadya, Maimonides, and others, with a survey of the import of the Physics of Aristotle, Platonism, Zeno, and the Kalam. Includes a glossary of Hebrew philosophical terms in connection with the concept of 'space'. "Efros's specialty in Jewish philosophy was the medieval rationalist tradition. His first book, The Problem of Space in Jewish Mediaeval Philosophy, was published in 1917 in a distinguished series edited by the Columbia Semitist Richard Gottheil. " - p. 124, Sanctuary in the Wilderness, Alan Mintz. Subjects: Space and time. Void. Infinite Space. Jewish philosophy. Philosophy, Medieval. From the library of Joshua Bloch, with his signature on first page. Light wear to cloth, otherwise clean and fresh. Very good condition. (RAB-58-4) RAB10. (JA) sef8. Bookseller Inventory # 34443

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Publisher: New York; Columbia University Press

Publication Date: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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