Saadia Gaon (Saadya Gaon, Saadya ben Joseph, Sa'id ibn Yusuf al-Fayyumi), 882-942. Early medieval Jewish philosopher who championed the importance of reason. He wrote in Arabic and Hebrew.

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Jewish Encyclopedia: Saadia Ben Joseph
Detailed 1906 study of this exilarch's views, by Wilhelm Bacher.
Jewish Virtual Library: Saadia Gaon
Concise biography noting his place in Jewish history.
Saadia Gaon's Kavod Nivra and Its Place in His Philosophy of Judaism
A 1994 paper by Jay Michaelson, analyzing Saadia's reinterpretation of revelation.
Saadya
Detailed study of this medieval thinker, from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. By Sarah Pessin.
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