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Isaac Israeli : a neoplatonic philosopher of the early tenth century : his works translated with comments and an outline of his philosophy / by A. Altmann and S.M. Stern ; with a new foreword by Alfred Ivry.

Author/Creator:
Israeli, Isaac, approximately 832-approximately 932.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxix, 226 p. ; 22 cm.
Edition:
University of Chicago Press ed.
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Subjects:
Israeli, Isaac, approximately 832-approximately 932.
Jewish philosophy.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Language:
Translated from the Arabic.
Contents:
Texts with comments
The book of definitions : preliminary note, translation, and comments (by S.M. Stern)
The book of substances : preliminary note, translation, and comments (by S.M. Stern)
The book on spirit and soul : preliminary note, translation, and comments (by S.M. Stern)
The Mantua text : preliminary note, translation, and comments (by A. Altmann)
An excerpt from the book on the elements : preliminary note, translation, and comments (by A. Altmann)
The philosophy of Isaac Israeli (by A. Altmann)
The downward way
The creator
First matter and first form (wisdom)
intellect
The three souls
nature
Creation, emanation, and natural causality
The elements and composite substances
The upward way
Purification
Illumination
Union
The role of philosophy
The role of prophecy.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contributor:
Altmann, Alexander, 1906-
Stern, S. M. (Samuel Miklos), 1920-1969.
ISBN:
9780226016139 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226016137 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
317778252