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Philo Judaeus or the Jewish Alexandrian Philosophy in its Development and Completion

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Religious,
  • Philosophy,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages736
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8059823M
    ISBN 100766156591
    ISBN 109780766156593

    Underthe guidance of Yahoel, and assisted by many other angels, Abraham offers up his sacrifice Gen. There were always anti-Semites spoiling for a fight at Alexandria, and there was always inflammable material which they could stir up. He was conscious of his philosophic grasp of the Torah, and the diffidence with which he allegorized in his early works gave place to a serene confidence that he had a lesson for his own and for future generations. Unlike the Genesis version of human origins, however, the Y chromosomal Adam and Mitochondrial Eve that our genetic trees trace back to did not have the planet to themselves—there probably, in fact, were thousands of other humans living at the time. Thus, "The world of Ideas has its place in the Divine Logos, just as the plan of a city is in, the soul of the master-builder. Pouilloux eds.

    He taught that the Scriptures contain two meanings: a "lower" meaning, obvious in the literal statements of the text; and a "higher," or hidden meaning, perceptible to the "initiate" alone. That is, the ideal man and the man known to us in common experience are distinguished. It cannot be doubted that their manner of life was to some degree an imitation of the Pythagorean brotherhoods, which ever since the sixth century had spread a sort of monasticism through the Greek world. Certainly he was at one period in sympathy with ascetic ideas. Of the ethnarch Strabo says that he was like an independent ruler, and it was his function to secure the proper fulfilment of duties by the community and compliance with their peculiar laws.

    Whittaker 10 vols. For all his originality, however, Origen could not imagine a world much older than man. Its substance resembles that of the spheres; but it is of a finer quality. Plotinus attacked only the most extreme pretensions of astrology, and was ready to grant that the stars were celestial characters and signs of the future. Singer


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Philo Judaeus or the Jewish Alexandrian Philosophy in its Development and Completion by James Drummond Download PDF Ebook

Certainly he Philo Judaeus or the Jewish Alexandrian Philosophy in its Development and Completion book at one period in sympathy with ascetic ideas. From the time of the post-exilic prophets Judaism developed in three main streams, one flowing from Jerusalem, another from Babylon, the third from Egypt.

Philo prepared a long philosophical "apologia" for the Jews and set out with five colleagues for Italy. It had been familiar to the rabbis, and to the Hellenistic philosophers, particularly the Stoics, who applied this method to the Greek poetical myths.

The so-called forgery was a literary device of a like nature with the dialogues of Plato or the political fantasies of More and Swift. The Academic Study of Judaism. They were not meant to suggest, to the cultured at any rate, that the Sibyl in one case or Heraclitus in another had really written the words ascribed to them.

Clearchus, the pupil of Aristotle, tells of a Jew whom his master met, who was "Greek not only in language but also in mind. Psychology of the Cabala. Whenever they tried to put forward their arguments, he would rush ahead, enjoying the fright and dismay of his helpless victims.

On the other hand, it fails completely to determine the nature of his mediator in itself, vacillating in a manner which shows how vague and fluid the conception really was. Greenspoon, in Norii magazine. The popular feeling against the peculiar people was of an abiding character, for it had abiding causes, envy and dislike of a separate manner of life; and the professional anti-Semite, [17] who had his forerunners before the reign of the first Ptolemy, was able from time to time to fan popular feelings into flame.

Hence, his value as an index to the temperament of the period cannot well be overrated. Klausner, J. Thanks to the former, he could not be satisfied with mere naturalism; thanks to the latter, no fable or picture could suffice. Scholars Press. Philo attempted to combine the two tendencies, and was able consequently to face the obvious contradiction between the idea of an absolute Being and the cloudy conception of a multiplicity of phenomena in which this Being ought to be present somehow, despite transcendence.

The Task of Philo: A Jew by nature and nurture, an oriental mystic by accident of residence, a Greek humanist by higher education and professional study, an ally of the Roman governing classes, familiar with their intellectual perspective, Philo is at once rich in suggestion and blurred in outline.

Indeed, allegorical interpretation is liable to lead one into a belief that words, besides possessing a mystical significance with which the thought of their writer had endowed them, have in and of themselves great power.

Levi ben Gershon differs from Maimonides, holding not only that the generic forms of things exist in themselves and outside of these things, "ante rem," in the universal intellect; but that even mathematical theories are real substances and contribute to the formation of the acquired intellect.

Rowley, H. Allegorical interpretation must be carefully distinguished from the writing of allegory, of which Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is the best-known type. Then followed the age of criticism, during which the works of the great masters were interpreted, annotated, and compared.

Strack, H. James There was already a considerable settlement of Jews in Egypt before Alexander's transplantation in B. Bowden in 2 vols. The best modern text is that of Cohn and Wendland. The early history of the Israelites in Egypt comes home to him [pg. He was there probably during the reign of Agrippa c.

Between the Testaments. Rare books from the University of Pennsylvania Library are used as a springboard for discussions of the history of the Hebrew text and its interpetation.

Denis and M.

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1; vol. 2. Philo of Alexandria. By Marian Hillar. A good survey of his life and teachings, in the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Ancient Jewish Accounts of Jesus.