Samuel Ibn Tibbon and the Esoteric Character of the Guide of the Perplexed

@article{Ravitzky1981SamuelIT,
  title={Samuel Ibn Tibbon and the Esoteric Character of the Guide of the Perplexed},
  author={Aviezer Ravitzky},
  journal={AJS Review},
  year={1981},
  volume={6},
  pages={87 - 123}
}
Samuel ben Judah Ibn Tibbon, translator of the Guide of the Perplexed and of other treatises of Maimonides, is in many ways also the first interpreter of Maimonides' philosophic teaching. The orientation of his interpretation of Maimonides' philosophy is already seen in his early writings—epistles, critical notes appended to his translations of the Guide, a philosophic glossary and the introductions to his translations. His interpretation was extensively developed, however, in his later and… 

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