Crescas, Hasdaï

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  • Crescas, Ḥasdai ben Abraham — ▪ Spanish philosopher born 1340, Barcelona? died 1410, Saragossa, Spain       Spanish philosopher, Talmudic scholar, and critic of the Aristotelian rationalist tradition in Jewish thought, who became crown rabbi of Aragon.       A merchant and… …   Universalium

  • Crescas, Hasdai ben Abraham — (c. 1340–1412) Jewish philosopher and theologian. Crescas was the first European thinker to oppose Aristotelian cosmology, arguing instead for an infinitely extended cosmos. He opposed the extreme rationalism of Maimonides, and his emphasis on… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Crescas, Hasdai ben Abraham — (c.1340 c.1412)    Spanish rabbi and theologian. He was born in Barcelona and was active as a merchant and communal leader there. In 1367 he was imprisoned on a charge of desecrating the Host, but was later released. With the accession of John I… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Hasdai Crescas — Hasdai ben Judah Crescas (Hebrew: חסדאי קרשקש) (born in Barcelona, c.1340 – 1410/1411) was a Jewish philosopher and a renowned halakhist (teacher of Jewish law). Along with Rambam, Ralbag, and Albo, he is known as one of the major practitioners… …   Wikipedia

  • CRESCAS (or Cresques), ḤASDAI BEN JUDAH — (c. 1340–winter 1410–11), Catalonian rabbi, philosopher, and statesman. Crescas was born into an old Barcelonan family of rabbis and merchants. He studied Talmud and philosophy there under Rabbi nissim b. reuben gerondi (c. 1310–1376) and… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hasdai Crescas — Hasdaï Crescas Pour les articles homonymes, voir Crescas (homonymie). Hasdaï Crescas (hébreu : חסדאי קרשקש) est un éminent philosophe et légaliste séfarade du XIVe siècle (Barcelone, env. 1340 1410 ou 1411). Biographie Hasdaï ben… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Crescas — (Hebrew: קרשקש‎) is a Jewish family name. There have been a number of scholars and rabbis sharing that surname, including: Abiathar Crescas, a 15th century Jewish physician and astrologer, doctor to King John II of Aragon (1458–79) Astruc Don… …   Wikipedia

  • CRESCAS — (Cresques; Heb. קרשקש), personal or family name common among the Jews of southern France and Catalonia. It apparently comes from the Latin verb crescere ( to grow, increase ); compare the name Dieutecresse ( may God increase ) common among the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hasdai Crescas — (1340 1410), filósofo y escritor judío, fue un rabino en Barcelona y en Zaragoza, escribió en catalán y hebreo participando de la reacción contra la filosofía aristotélica, escribiendo La Luz del Señor, donde critica el pensamiento de Maimónides… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hasdaï Crescas — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Crescas (homonymie). Hasdaï Crescas (hébreu : חסדאי קרשקש) est un éminent philosophe et légaliste séfarade du XIVe siècle (Barcelone, env. 1340 1410 ou 1411). Biographie Hasdaï ben Abraham ben Hasdaï… …   Wikipédia en Français

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