Charles H. Manekin

List of Publications



Editor and Translator. Medieval Jewish Philosophy. Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press (est. pub. date 2004)

On Maimonides . Wadsworth Philosophers Series. Wadsworth : 2003.
Co-Editor and Translator, The Routledge Jewish Philosophy Reader. London : Routledge, 2000.
Editor, Freedom and Moral Responsibility: General and Jewish Perspectives. College Park : University Press of Maryland , 1997.
The Logic of Gersonides: A translation of "Sefer ha-Heqqesh ha-Yashar" (The Book of the Correct Syllogism) of Rabbi Levi ben Gershom, with Introduction, Commentary, and Analytical Glossary . New Synthèse Historical Library Series, ed. N. Kretzmann . Dordrecht : Kluwer, 1992.
Associate Editor, A Straight Path: Stu­dies in Medieval Philosophy and Culture: Essays in Honor of Arthur Hyman. Washington: Catholic University Press, 1988.

Articles in Books, Journals, and Encyclopedias

“Maimonides’ on God’s Knowledge – Moses of Narbonne’s Averroist Reading, ” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (2002): 51-74. Refereed.
“Scholastic Logic and the Jews,” Bulletin de l’étude de la philosophie médievale 41 (1999): 123-147.
“Review of Ruth Glasner, A Fourteenth Century Scientific Philosophic Controversy: Jedaiah Ha-Penini’s Treatise on Opposite Motions and Book of Confutation for AJS Review 26 (2002): 364-7.
“Conservative Tendencies in Gersonides’ Religious Philosophy” The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Thought. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001 (anticipated, 8000 words) Invited article, but refereed.
“Steinschneider’s Die Hebraeischen Übersetzungen des Mittelalters: From Reference Work to Digitalized Database ,” Jewish Studies Quarterly 7 (2000): 141-159. Refereed.
“Steinschneider on Hebrew Medieval Encyclopedias” (A translation and update of the first chapter of M. Steinschneider’s Die Hebräische Übersetzungen des Mittelalters), in Medieval Hebrew Encyclopedias, ed. Steven Harvey. Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Thought. (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000), pp. 465-516. Refereed.
“The Logic of the Encyclopedias” in Medieval Hebrew Encyclopedias, ed. Steven Harvey. Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Thought. Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000 (70 pp. double-spaced typescript.) Refereed.
"Review of Robert Eisen, Gersonides on Covenant, Providence , and the Chosen People ," Jewish Quarterly Review 88 (1998): 332-336.
"On the Limited-Omniscience Interpretation of Gersonides' Theory of Divine Knowledge," in Perspectives on Jewish Thought and Mysticism ed. A. Ivry, E. Wolfson, and A. Arkush. Reading , Harwood Academic Publishers, 1998. Pp. 135-170. Refereed
"On Moses Hayyim Luzzatto's Logic, and on Ramist Influence in His Writings," Daat: A Journal of Jewish Thought 40 (1998): 5-27. Refereed.
"When the Jews learned Logic from the Pope: Three Hebrew Versions of the Tractatus of Peter of Spain," Science in Context 10 (1997): 395-430. Refereed.
"Freedom Within Reason?: Gersonides on Human Choice," in Freedom and Moral Responsibility: General and Jewish Perspectives. College Park: University of Maryland Press, 1997, pp. 165-204. Refereed.
"Jewish Philosophy in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries," in Routledge History of Jewish Philosophy, eds. D. Frank and O. Leaman (London and New York, 1997, pp. 350-359. Refereed.
"Medieval Translations into and from Latin: Hebrew," in Medieval Latin Studies: An Introduction and Bibliographical Guide, ed. F. Mantello and A. G. Rigg, Washington: Catholic University Press, 1996, pp. 713-717.
"Hierarchy and Race in the Thought of Judah ha-Levy" Proceedings of the Ninth International Congress of Medieval Philosophy, Ottawa , 1992 Louvain : Peters, 1996.
"Some Aspects of the Syllogism in Medieval Hebrew Logic," History and Philosophy of Logic 17 (1996): 49-71. Refereed.
"Review of Susanne Moebuss, Die Intellektlehre des Lev ben Gerson in ihrer Beziehung zur christlichen Scholastik" in Speculum 69 (April 94): 535-537.
"Modal Logic and the Theory of Modality in Gersonides," Iyyun: The Jerusalem Journal of Philosophy 42 (1993): 347-381. Refereed.
"Philosophy, Science, and Logic in Gersonides", in Etudes sur Gersonides: Savant-Philosophe Juif du Quatorzième siècle, ed. Gad Freundethal. Leiden: Brill, 1993. Refereed.
"Maimonides," in the Handbook of Metaphysics and Ontology. München: Philosophia Verlag, 1993.
"Hasdai Crescas," in Medieval Philosophers. Dictionary of Literary Biography, ed. Jeremiah Hackett. Charleston: Brucolli, 1992.
"Logic and Its Applications in the Philosophy of Gersonides," in Gersonide en son temps, ed Gilbert Dahan, Louvain : Peters, 1992. Refereed.
"Belief, Certainty, and Divine Attributes in the Guide of the Perplexed," Maimonidean Studies 1 (Fall, 1990): 117-141. Refereed.
"Philosophical Observations on Maimonides' Critique of Galen" (with S. Rosenberg), in Korot: A Journal for the History of Medicine 9 (1989) 246-254.
"Logic and Science in Gersonides." Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Medieval Philosophy, Helsinki, 1987 Louvain: Peters, 1992.
 "Themistius on Modal Logic: Excerpts of a Lost Commen­tary on the Prior Analytics (with S. Rosenberg )," Jerusa­lem Studies in Arabic and Islam 11 (1988): 83-103. Refereed.
"Problems of 'Plenitude' in Maimonides and Gersonides," in A Straight Path: Stu­dies in Medieval Philosophy and Culture: Essays in Honor of Arthur Hyman Washington : Catholic University Press, 1988. 183-194.
"Japhet in the Tents of Shem: Greek Philosophy Preserved in Hebrew" (with S. Rosenberg ), Jerusalem Studies in Jewish Thought: Studies in Honor of Shlomo Pines 2: 267-275 [Hebrew].
"The Book Shaarei Zedek and Its Attribution to Gersonides," Aleh Sefer [the bibliographical journal of Bar‑Ilan University] 14 (1987): 55-59 [Hebrew]. Refereed.
"Gersonides' Logical Writings: Preliminary Obser­vations," Proceedings of the American Academy of Jewish Research, vol 52 (1986), 85‑113. Refereed.


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