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A short summary of Ibn Gabirol’s Fons Vitae Book One
A short summary of Ibn Gabirol’s Fons Vitae Book One

Author(s): Timo Schmitz
Subject(s): Non-European Philosophy, Jewish Thought and Philosophy, Philosophy of Middle Ages
Published by: Timo Schmitz
Keywords: A short summary; Ibn Gabirol; Fons Vitae; Book One;

Summary/Abstract: Ibn Gabirol Fons Vitae is one of the most renowned books of medieval Jewish Neoplatonism which is dedicated to the matter of true knowledge of the world and its substances. In this paper, we want to summarize the thought process of Ibn Gabirol as the work is very profound, it shall be a help for all students of Ibn Gabirol’s philosophy to grasp his basic world outlook. All references are taken from the Jacob-translation.

  • Issue Year: 2/2018
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 19-23
  • Page Count: 5
  • Language: English