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Eliyahu Stern

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780300179309

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300179309.001.0001

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Elijah's Worldview

Elijah's Worldview

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(p.37) 2 Elijah's Worldview
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The Genius
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Eliyahu Stern

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300179309.003.0003

This chapter explains that Elijah ben Solomon's worldview bears both Jewish and Greek philosophical sources. It argues that his ideas took form in an era typified by an attempt by Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz to pinpoint a universally valid coherent system that could be justified by and contained within a first and Absolute Idea. Like Leibniz, Elijah believed that all components of experience emerge from, and can be understood by, human minds.

Keywords:   Elijah ben Solomon, Absolute Idea, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, components of experience, worldview

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