Joseph ben Isaac ha-Levi

(fl. 17th cent)
   Bohemian philosopher of Lithuanian origin. He lived in Prague, where he taught medieval religious philosophy. He wrote a commentary on Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed, which was published by Yom Tov Lipmann Heller with his own introduction and annotations. Joseph ben Isaac's Ketonet Passim treats the basic ideas of the Guide.

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