Minor in Middle East Studies - Jewish Philosophy: Maimonides CLAS 4011   Jewish Philosophy: Maimonides
CREDIT HOURS: 3
Moses Maimonides (1135-1204) is one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of all time. This course is an introduction to his philosophical and legal writings, with special emphasis on his famous treatise The Guide of the Perplexed. Maimonides’ stance on such issues as God’s incorporeality, creation, and prophecy will be compared to that of other varieties of Judaism.
FORMAT:
  • Lecture
  • Seminar

PREREQUISITES: Students must have completed 5 full credits of university study and RELS 2001.03 or RELS 3382.03/CLAS 3382.03/PHIL 2382.03, or permission of the instructor
CROSS-LISTING: RELS 4011.03