By Adam Kamesar
The Cambridge spouse to Philo. Edited through: Adam Kamesar. Cambridge collage Press, 2009. 318 pages (Cambridge partners to Philosophy). ISBN: 9780521678025
The works of Philo of Alexandria, a touch older modern of Jesus and Paul, represent an important resource for the learn of Judaism and the increase of Christianity. also they are of maximum significance for realizing the Greek philosophy of the time and aid to give an explanation for the onset of latest sorts of spirituality that will dominate the subsequent centuries. This 2009 guide provides an account of Philo's achievements. It incorporates a profile of his existence and instances, a scientific assessment of his many writings, and survey chapters of the major positive aspects of his idea, as noticeable from the views of Judaism and Greek philosophy. the quantity concludes with a bit dedicated to Philo's impression and importance. Composed via a global crew of specialists, The Cambridge significant other to Philo provides readers a feeling of the country of scholarship and gives intensity of imaginative and prescient in key parts of Philonic stories.