In this class with Mr. Mordechai Kaufman we will study Maimonides’ major philosophical work, The Guide for the Perplexed. It is considered to be the most influential book of medieval Jewish philosophy.
PLEASE NOTE: The lessons in this course were taught over several years and combined here.
Moreh Nevuchim: Lesson 101
Moreh Nevuchim: Lesson 102
How does Rambam understand the difference in rank between the sons of G-d, and Satan, in the opening chapters of Job? Is Job’s description as being a righteous person the highest form of compliment? Based on Rambam’s understanding of Providence, what is Satan in the story of Job?
Moreh Nevuchim: Lesson 104
Moreh Nevuchim: Lesson 106
Mr. Martin Kaufman was educated at Yeshiva Universty and New York University"s Graduate School of Business Administration. Was Chairman and CEO of Philipp Brothers, formerly one of the world's largest commodity trading companies. He is a global consultant to entities in the financial and natural resource sectors all over the world. Mr. Kaufman has lectured extensively in numerous Adult Education programs for many years and presently gives shiurim in the New York City area. He has also served on two boards of Yeshiva University, amongst many other Boards. Mr. Kaufman lives in Manhattan with his wife and three children.