About Maimonides



     An Explanatory Commentary on Each Chapter

    of Maimonides' Guide of The Perplexed

                                       By:  Scott Michael Alexander

Other Essays by Scott Alexander on Themes Broadly Related to Maimonides' Philosophy

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Selective Memory: Review of Dara Horn's Novel, A Guide for the Perplexed

Review of Maimonides–Between Philosophy and Halakhah : Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s Lectures on The Guide of the Perplexed

Modernizing Maimonides (Notes about Joel Kraemer's Maimonides: The Life and World of One of Civilization's Greatest Minds)

Second and Third Thoughts on Cato

Is the Universe One or Many? (with a brief critique of Crescas' Critique of Aristotle, by Harry A Wolfson)

Philosophy and Ocean Voyages

Moby Dick in Performance and Guide 1:76

Mulla Sadra and the Later Development of Kalām

Heidegger, the Jews, and Religion: Thoughts on Martin Heidegger, Between Good and Evil, by Rüdiger Safranski, Translated by Ewald Osers (1989) New!

Changes in Time vs. Timeless Change: The Unchanging and Its Emanations:

The Difference Between the Concept of Change in Proposition VII in the Introduction to Book II of The Guide of the Perplexed, and the Concept of Change in Guide 2:12 

New! 8/2019

Brief Review of an Article on Karaism and Maimonides    New! 10/2020

Translations and Essays about Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Even-Shmuel (Kaufman) New!

Rabbi Dr. Yehuda Even-Shmuel (Kaufman) in Memoriam: a translation of a memorial article by Yitzhak Rafael for Mossad Ha-Rav Kook   New!

Maimonides Scholar Yehuda Even-Shmuel (Kaufman) On The Sophists–An Appreciation And Brief Translation   New!
Translation of an Even-Shmuel Footnote on the History of Proofs of God’s Existence (Note 284 on page 108 of his Introduction to his Hebrew commentary on Vol. II of the Guide.) New!
Translation of an Even-Shmuel Footnote on Contemporary Criticism of Maimonides’ Philosophy (Note 285 on page 111 of his Introduction to his Hebrew commentary on Vol. II of the Guide.) New!


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