Prophecy: The History of an Idea in Medieval Jewish

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This gets the conversation going though and sticks to the rigorous MECE (mutually exclusive, collectively exhaustive) frameworks I want to build. A third set of ideals came from Ancient Platonic and Stoic Thinking. d. Vesel (Tehran: Presses Universitaires d’Iran & Institut Français de Recherche en Iran, 2004), pp. 3-15. As with the previous generalization, this one should not be regarded as a philosophical fault of the later authors; it is simply a different way of doing philosophy.

Pages: 671

Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001 edition (May 27, 2008)

ISBN: 1402011814

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