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see MaimonidesMaimonides
or Moses ben Maimon
, 1135–1204, Jewish scholar, physician, and philosopher, the most influential Jewish thinker of the Middle Ages, b. Córdoba, Spain, d. Cairo.
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(4) Surgical Oncology Unit, Rambam Health Campus, Haifa, Israel
Hoffmann points out in a footnote that a comment of this ancient midrash seems to be Rambam's elusive source for his definition of an orphan (Ex.
observes that Strauss was also critical of Maimonides's scholarly defenders like Cohen, who offered a "glamorized and retouched portrait" of the Rambam "as advocate for modern autonomous morality avant la lettre." This critique extended to other prominent scholars like Julius Guttmann, who distorted Maimonides's teaching by situating it in the "entirely unmedieval" context of "philosophy of religion," thereby "miss[ing] the priority of the political" in Rambam's approach, learned from Farabi, which he used "to warrant the life of freely thinking in a revelation-governed era" (105-6).
Some rules are direct instructions from Rambam, while others, such as the modern idea of limiting snacking to calorie-restricted choices, are not.
Rambam says those who ignore their responsibility to the poor are called "lawless" in the same way that an idol worshipper is called "lawless." He says, "God is close to the pleas of the poor.
But it is very important for balance within the book, especially in the chapter on "Religion and Superstition" and in the various sections that discuss religious authoritarianism: "Judaism does not--and according to Rambam cannot--demand that we turn off our brains" at the behest of Torah scholars "whose very worldview precludes an open intellectually sound approach to the attainment of knowledge" (p.
El caso del Rambam, como el del Aquinate, amerita un analisis mayor al que hemos adjudicado a la mayoria de sus colegas porque las caracteristicas de sus argumentos contra parte del acervo neoplatonico ayudan a comprender aspectos fundamentales de nuestra tematica, a la vez que ilustran de que manera se cruzaban las convergencias y divergencias entre pensadores de diferentes credos.
([dagger]) M.D., Anesthesiologist, Department of Anesthesiology, Rambam Health Care Campus and the Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion--Institute of Technology.
Beneath Joe's picture is a link to something called a "Preliminary Research Report." This report was compiled by a Brooklyn-based private investigator, Steven Rambam, founder and CEO of Pallorium, Inc., the largest privately-owned private investigation company in the United States.
<![CDATA[ Once again, a major hospital in Israel is filled past capacity and temporarily closed to Magen David Adom ambulances: Rambam Hospital in Haifa.]]>
(a) Department of Internal Medicine E, (b) Pathology unit, (c) Urology Department, (d) Department of Medical Imaging, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
He is now an instructor at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, Israel.