Albalag, Isaac


Albalag, Isaac
(fl. 13th cent)
   Spanish translator and philosopher. He translated into Hebrew Al-Ghazzali's Tendencies of the Philosophers. He believed that there are two sources of knowledge: philosophical thought and prophetic intuition.

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