343. As Far as East from West: Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy
Jewish philosophers in Renaissance Italy, focusing on Leone Ebreo’s Dialogues of Love, the Averroism of Elijah del Medigo, and Italian Kabbalah.
• D. Bacich and R. Pescatori (trans.), Leone Ebreo: Dialogues of Love (Toronto: 2009).
• D. Harrán, Jewish Poet and Intellectual in Seventeenth-Century Venice: the Works of Sarra Copia Sulam in Verse and Prose (Chicago: 2009).
• K. Bland, “Elijah Del Medigo: Unicity of the Intellect and Immortality of Soul,” Proceedings of the American Academy for Jewish Research 61 (1995), 1-22.
• R. Bonfil, Jewish Life in Renaissance Italy (Berkeley: 1994).
• B.D. Cooperman (ed.), Jewish Thought in the Sixteenth Century (Cambridge MA: 1983).
• M. Engel, Elijah Del Medigo and Paduan Aristotelianism (London: 2016).
• C. Fraenkel, “Considering the Case of Elijah Delmedigo’s Averroism and its Impact on Spinoza”, in A. Akasoy and G. Giglioni (eds), Renaissance Averroism and Its Aftermath: Arabic Philosophy in Early Modern Europe (Dordrecht: 2013), 213-36.
• D.B. Ruderman, “The Italian Renaissance and Jewish Thought,” in A. Rabil Jr. (ed.), Renaissance Humanism (Philadelphia: 1988), vol.1, 382-433.
• W.J. van Bekkum, “Jewish Intellectual Culture in Renaissance Context,” in S. Gersh and B. Roest (eds), Medieval and Renaissance Humanism: Rhetoric, Representation and Reform (Brill: 2003), 227-41.
• G. Veltri, Renaissance Philosophy in Jewish Garb: Foundations and Challenges in Judaism on the Eve of Modernity (Leiden: 2008).
• C. Wirszubski, Pico della Mirandola’s Encounter with Jewish Mysticism (Cambridge MA: 1989).