Halevi, Yehuda (C. 1075-1141) - Research Article from Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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Aristotelianism; Nationalism; Rationalism.

Bibliography

The single most valuable resource on Yehuda Halevi's life is Moshe Gil and Ezra Fleischer's Yehudah Ha-Levi and His Circle (in Hebrew; Jerusalem: World Union of Jewish Studies, 2001). A short biographical portrait, in English, reflecting recent research, is S. D. Goitein's "Judah Halevi: Poet Laureate, Religious Thinker, Communal Leader, Physician," in A Mediterranean Society, Vol. 5: The Individual (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988). Book-length studies of Halevi's thought include Yochanan Silman, Philosopher and Prophet: Judah Halevi, the Kuzari, and the Development of His Thought (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1995); and Diana Lobel, Between Mysticism and Philosophy: Sufi Language of Religious Experience in Judah Ha-Levi's Kuzari (Albany: State University of New York Press, 2000). All chapter-length studies of Halevi in standard histories of Jewish philosophy remain useful: Isaac Husik, A History of Medieval Jewish Philosophy (New York...

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