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LECTURES on MAIMONIDES

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We are delighted to present a selection of interesting lectures related to Maimonides - Judaism's greatest medieval philosopher and legalist - delivered at the Oxford University Chabad Society's Slager Jewish Student Centre. To view the full collection of close to 250 lectures visit: www.oxfordjewishlectures.com

'Saadia Gaon, Maimonides

and their Islamic

Interlocutors:

Five philosophers on G‑d,

creation, and the

health of the soul'

PROFESSOR PETER

ADAMSON

Ludwig Maximilian University

in Munich

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'Where to Look for Miracles:

A Dispute Between

Maimonides and Nachmanides'

PROF. JACOB ROSS

Tel Aviv University 

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'Maimonides and Slavery:

Rambam’s approach to

human dignity'

PROF. JOSHUA GETZLER

University of Oxford 

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'Man Approaching G‑d

in the Thought of Maimonides

and Rav Kook:

Does man draw near

to G‑d through intellect

or via an intrinsic bond?'

PROF. LAWRENCE KAPLAN

McGill University 

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'Thomas Aquinas & Maimonides'

DR. PETER HUNTER 

University of Oxford 

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'Maimonides and Theodicy:

Divine Providence, Free Will,

and Suffering as a Philosophical

Ailment' 

CHARLES PHILIP

TAJTELBAUM

MA in philosophy & religion

from Hythrope College London 

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'Necessary Being and

Prime Mover: Philosophy in

Maimonides' Legal Code'

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'The Role of a King:

Maimonides on Monarchy'

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'The role of history in

Maimonidean Law'

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'G‑d and the Cosmos

in Medieval Jewish Philosophy:

What did medieval Jewish

philosophers think about G‑d

and the nature of existence?' 

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DR. ISRAEL SANDMAN 

University College London  

 

'The Epistemology

of Repentance in Maimonides'

DR. DANIEL RABINOWITZ

University of Oxford

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'Maimonides on Heretics'

RABBI CHAIM RAPOPORT

London

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'Maimonides' Mishneh Torah

in Manuscript, Part 1:

Liability of a borrower to

repay damage'

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'Maimonides' Mishneh Torah

in Manuscript, Part 2:

Employee’s responsibility' 

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'Maimonides' Mishneh Torah

in Manuscript, Part 3:

Liability of a borrower 

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'Maimonides' Mishneh Torah

in Manuscript, Part 4: 

The halachic status of a loan'

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'The Oxford Manuscript of

Mishneh Torah'

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A Case of Forced Apostasy: 

Reflections on the

Jacob Barnet affair in

light of a legal ruling

attributed to Maimonides

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RABBI ELI BRACKMAN

Oxford University Chabad

Society 

 

'Maimonides:

Rationalist or Mystic?

The World View of the

Rambam'

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'How Did Maimonides

Influence Chassidism?

The roots of Chassidic

mysticism (devekut) in the

writings of Maimonides'

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'Maimonides on Creation'

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'Concepts of G‑d in

Maimonides and in Tanya:

Exploring the divide

between Maimonidean

rationalism and Chabad

mysticism' 

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DR. NAFTALI LOEWENTHAL

University College London 

 

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