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Author Pessin, Sarah.
Title Ibn Gabirol's theology of desire : matter and method in Jewish medieval Neoplatonism / Sarah Pessin, University of Denver.
Publication Info. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. Text in context; 3. From human being to discourse on matter?: the three-fold quest for wisdom, goodness, and God -- and the root of life in desire; 4. Root desire and the Empedoclean grounding element as love; 5. From Divine Will to Divine Irada : on the mistaken scholarly rejection of Ibn Gabirol's emanation; 6. Iradic Unfoldings: Ibn Gabirol's Hylomorphic Emanationism and the Neoplatonic Tripart Analysis; 7. Matter revisited; 8. Neoplatonic cosmo-ontology as apophatic response and as prescription for human living (methodological reappraisal, 1); 9. Transcendental grounding, mytho-poetic and symbolic transformation, and the creation of new worlds with words (methodological reappraisal, 2); 10. Embroidering the hidden.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Neoplatonism.
Jewish philosophy.
Philosophy, Medieval.
Islamic philosophy.
Ibn Gabirol, active 11th century. Yanbūʻ al-ḥayāh.
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Related To Original 9781107032217 1107032210 (DLC) 2012037619
ISBN 1139424750 (electronic bk.)
9781139424752 (electronic bk.)
9781107032217 (hardback)
1107032210 (hardback)
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