Josef Stern on Maimonides and the Unbinding of Isaac

Josef Stern on Maimonides and the Unbinding of Isaac

Josef Stern, William H. Colvin Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, presents a lecture titled "The Unbinding of Isaac," at Shandong University in Jinan, China on April 24, 2012. His lecture explores Maimonides' philos...

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Josef Stern, William H. Colvin Professor in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, presents a lecture titled "The Unbinding of Isaac," at Shandong University in Jinan, China on April 24, 2012. His lecture explores Maimonides' philosophical views on the biblical story of Abraham and Isaac.

Stern's lecture was part of a workshop on Maimonides and Medieval Jewish Thought sponsored by the American Culture Exchange Center, a joint project between the University of Chicago and Shandong University and funded, in part, by the American Center for Educational Exchange.