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Die Religionsphilosophie Josef Albo's nach seinem Werke "IKKARIM". Systematisch Dargestellt und Erläutert. I. Theil

Tänzer, Dr. A.

Published by J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main, 1896
Condition: fair Hardcover

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Quarto. VII, [1], 80pp. Original quarter leather over marbled paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Decorative endpapers. First edition of this fascinating work on Albo's religious philosophy through his masterpiece "IKKARIM". In his work, Albo addresses a wide variety of interpretive, theological and philosophical issues, in a style integrating logical, methodical analyses with exegetical discussions. Albo's composition reveals his exposure to the works of many Jewish philosophers that preceded him, particularly Maimonides, Hasdai Crescas (Albo's teacher in his formative years), and his contemporary, Simeon ben Zemah Duran. The historical circumstances in which he functioned, especially the Catholic Church's persecution of the Jews in Christian Spain, led him to contribute to the anti-Christian polemic, and apparently also permitted his exposure to the writings of such Christian philosophers as Thomas Aquinas. "IKKARIM" was written as an attempt to address the severe social and religious distress of the Jews of Christian Spain in the late fourteenth - early fifteenth centuries. Some age wear on binding with spine taped, closed tears along joints, corners, edges of covers and head and tail of spine rubbed. Hinges starting. Free front endpaper taped on inner margin and slightly chipped along fore-edge. Back endpaper detached (but present). Very minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in German with some Hebrew. Binding in overall poor to fair, interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26605

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Title: Die Religionsphilosophie Josef Albo's nach ...

Publisher: J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main

Publication Date: 1896

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:fair

Edition: First edition.

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