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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Maimonides’ ‘Letter on Astrology,’ Leo Strauss, and Some Luck

By Kalev Pehme For my friend Scott Alexander, one of the best readers of Maimonides; may he get the recognition he well deserves… One realizes when reading Maimonides’s Letter on Astrology, a comparatively short work, that it is an immensely … Continue reading

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Kalev’s Anti-Blog: Strauss’ Dialectic, Athens and Jerusalem

There is a thesis, and there is a negation of it by an antithesis, and the two are resolved in what happens to be a new thesis. There is much more to it this process, of course, but essentially the … Continue reading

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