Moses Mendelsohn, 1729-1786. Eighteenth-century German Jewish philosopher. He was most active in the philosophy of religion, having been a Talmudic scholar before entering mainstream philosophy.

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Jewish Virtual Library: Moses Mendelssohn
Essay by Shira Shoenberg, emphasizing this German thinker's role in Jewish history.
Judaism as Revealed Legislation
A brief excerpt from Mendelssohn's classic Jerusalem, a philosophical defense of the Jewish faith.
Moses Mendelssohn
Scholarly study of this 18th-century scholar by Daniel Dahlstrom. From the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Moses Mendelssohn and the Bach Tradition
Article from 1999 by Steven P. Meyer. Discusses at some length Mendelssohn's thought and his role in preserving the Bach musical legacy.
Moses, the Son of Mendel
Gerhard Falk's commentary on this Jewish Enlightenment thinker and his status in Judaic history.
Wikipedia: Moses Mendelssohn
Article from this openly-edited online encyclopedia.

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