On Humanity, Chapters 1-4

  title={On Humanity, Chapters 1-4},
  author={Woodrow Wilson},
The presentation of Mosaic philanthropia in De humanitate falls into three major sections.The first demonstrates the humanity of the lawgiver (§§ 51-79), the second the humanity of his laws (§§ 80-160), and the third the humanity of the ruling classes of the nation for which these laws were established (§§ 161-174). In describing the humanity of the lawgiver, Philo concentrates on certain events that occurred at the end of his life. The Pentateuch preserves two accounts of Moses' death and… CONTINUE READING