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Title: Mother of Reason and Revelation : a short history of medieval Jewish linguistic thought.
Description: Amsterdam : J.C. Gieben,1997. Orig. cloth binding. 290 pp. (ASJT 5). Mailorder only - Alleen verzending mogelijk. Book condition : very good. - This book presents a first inventory of Medieval Jewish linguistic thinking, covering the period from Sa'adya Gaon to Profiat Duran. The author claims that the Hebrew grammatical tradition itself contains but vague reminiscences of actual linguistic thinking. However, contemporary philosophical treatises, exegetical works, and scientific encyclopedias of Rabbanite and Karaite provenance provide these reminiscences with a general theoretical background. Irene Zwiep is Professor in Hebrew and Aramaic Languages and Jewish Studies, University of Amsterdam. ISBN 9789050632072.

Keywords: PHILOSOPHY, jewish philosophy

Price: EUR 36.00 = appr. US$ 39.13 Seller: Kloof Booksellers & Scientia Verlag
- Book number: %23104639