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Influential Books in Jewish Ethics

Jewish ethics texts (in books and on the web)

  • Rabbi Judah the Pious.   Sefer Hasidim   (Book of the pious)  
  • Rabbi Elijah de Vidas.    Reshit Hokhmah     (The beginning of wisdom)

Influential Books in Jewish Philosophy

Jewish Philosophy Books and eBooks

    Ancient and Medieval:

  • Philo. On the Allegories of the Sacred LawsIn Works of Philo Judaeus, the contemporary of Josephus. HG Bohn Pub., 1954. pp.53-174.     Books in the Library
  • Philo. On the Creation of the World. In The Essential Philo. Schocken Books, 1971. pp. 1-41.    Books in the Library
  • Gaon, Saadya. Book of Doctrines and Beliefs.  In Three Jewish Philosophers, Harper & Row, 1965.    Books in the Library
  • Ibn Gabirol, Solomon.  The Fountain of Life : Fons vitae.    Books in the Library
  • Judah, ha-Levi.  The Kuzari : (Kitab al Khazari); An Argument for the Faith of Israel .    Books in the Library
  • Maimonides, Moses.  The Guide of the Perplexed.     eBook volume 1    eBook volume 2

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