HoP 164 - Man and Superman - Gersonides and the Jewish Reaction to Averroes

February 23rd, 2014

The super-commentator Gersonides and other Jews digest the ideas of Averroes.


HoP 163 - Burnt Offerings - The Maimonides Controversy

February 16th, 2014

Maimonides’ works provoke a bitter dispute among Jews in France and Spain over the relation of philosophy to Judaism.


HoP 162 - Sarah Stroumsa on Maimonides

February 8th, 2014

Maimonides as a "Mediterranean thinker": Peter is joined by Sarah Stroumsa.


HoP 161 - He Moves in Mysterious Ways - Maimonides on Eternity

February 2nd, 2014

Maimonides tries to settle the eternity of the world debate by declaring a draw.