Moshe Halbertal is John and Golda Cohen Professor of Jewish Thought and Philosophy at Hebrew University and Gruss Professor of Law at NYU Law School. His books include Maimonides: Life and Thought. Daniel Tabak is a Hebrew-English translator living in Israel.
Beautifully written, Moshe Halbertal's groundbreaking book is exceptional in its capability to penetrate to the heart of Nahmanides's thinking and worldview. An admirable achievement. -Adam Afterman, Tel Aviv University Moshe Halbertal masterfully analyzes and synthesizes the thought of a major Jewish intellectual icon. This book is without peer. -Jonathan Dauber, Yeshiva University Moshe Halbertal is the lucid expositor of complex ideas par excellence. In this magisterial volume he meets his ideal subject, positioning Nahmanides at the apex of a creative revolution in Jewish thought. -Elisheva Carlebach, Columbia University Moshe Halbertal's splendid book deeply engages Nahmanides's oeuvre. Its comprehensive analysis explores the variegated intellectual activity of one of the pillars of the Jewish Middle Ages, profoundly illuminating Nahmanides's worldview. -Moshe Idel, author of Kabbalah: New Perspectives