MES 321K • MAIMONIDES: LAW AND PHILOSPHY
11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Moses Maimonides (1135/8-1204), the renowned authority on Jewish law, was also a distinguished philosopher. In this course we will introduce the main philosophical, legal and theologial ideas of Maimonides. The course will be mainly based on the readings from Maimonides' compositions including Mishne Torah and the Guide for the Perplexed.
50% Comprehensive exam 50% Four (out of possible five) written assignments
Maimonides Reader (Paperback), I. Twersky (editor) Course packet of readings (online?)