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Moses Atticizing

“For what is Plato, but Moses atticizing?” —Numenius
τί γάρ ἐστι Πλάτων ἢ Μωσῆς ἀττικίζων;

Archives From sep_2021

Antonio looks at the central role played by freedom in Moshe Luzzatto’s Derech Hashem.

In a different key, Jonathan reflects on the various phenomena of madness—Dionysian madness, erotic madness, outright insane madness, to…simple insanity. What ties them together? What distinguishes them? What forms of them exist? Can there even be a definition…? The first in a (likely) series of exploratory thoughts.