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Posted on: 20 April 2014

Abū l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī makes up his own mind about physics and the soul, and along the way inaugurates a new style of doing philosophy.

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Posted on: 13 April 2014

An introduction to later developments in philosophical theology, sufism, and Illuminationism, focusing on the reception and critique of Avicenna.

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Posted on: 06 April 2014

Leading scholar of medieval Jewish thought Gad Freudenthal joins Peter in a concluding episode on Andalusian thought.

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Posted on: 31 March 2014

Joseph Albo and Isaac Abravanel critique Maimonides’ attempt to lay down foundations for the Jewish law.

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Posted on: 23 March 2014

The rich symbolism of the Zohar and the spiritual practices of Abraham Abluafia feature in the mystical movement known as Kabbalah.

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Posted on: 16 March 2014

The Book of Job provokes Saadia, Maimonides, Ibn Tibbon and Gersonides to reflect on why God allows suffering.

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Posted on: 09 March 2014

Tamar Rudavsky joins Peter to talk about the two great medieval Jewish thinkers after Maimonides: Gersonides and Crescas.

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Posted on: 02 March 2014

Ḥasdai Crescas shows Aristotelian physics who’s boss, by defending alternative conceptions of time, place and infinity.

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Oh yeah, this part of the TNND Childrens' book philosophy 15: Radical Skepticism in "The Martian Chronicles" 18 hours 58 min ago
The need for Orators educated in The Good indeed TD 20 - Virtue Meets its Match: Plato's Gorgias 1 day 18 hours ago
Science in Islam Thomas 171 - Golden Ages: The Later Eastern Traditions 1 day 20 hours ago
Alexander's discussion of personal identity Jeremy Pierce 99 - Richard Sorabji on the Commentators 2 days 2 hours ago
Agree TD 20 - Virtue Meets its Match: Plato's Gorgias 2 days 3 hours ago
Splendours mikko 172 - All Things Considered: Abū l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī 2 days 7 hours ago
Intro tune mikko 172 - All Things Considered: Abū l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī 2 days 10 hours ago
Thanks Allysa Comments Page 2 days 12 hours ago
I really enjoy these James MIller Childrens' book philosophy 16: Winnie the Pooh and Aristotle on Nature 2 days 20 hours ago
An appreciation, with questions Thaddeus Comments Page 2 days 23 hours ago
Centre of Talmudic Studies Bear 171 - Golden Ages: The Later Eastern Traditions 4 days 6 hours ago
Influence of Sufism Bear 171 - Golden Ages: The Later Eastern Traditions 4 days 9 hours ago
Oratory is...... TD 20 - Virtue Meets its Match: Plato's Gorgias 4 days 19 hours ago
forgot to add: Jim Hannon 31 - Wings of Desire: Plato's Erotic Dialogues 4 days 19 hours ago
what about love between a man and woman? Jim Hannon 31 - Wings of Desire: Plato's Erotic Dialogues 4 days 19 hours ago
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Science in Islam Thomas 171 - Golden Ages: The Later Eastern Traditions 5 days 19 hours ago
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