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Whereas expecting effects from a prostate examination, a author turns to the instance of Marcel Proust and Dr. Edouard Brissard, Proust's version for Dr. du Boulbon within the Guermantes manner and the guy who first pointed out Gilles de los angeles Tourette's Syndrome. With the Frenchmen in his head and his analysis soaring, the author grapples with the right kind reaction to mortality, contemplating canines as a metaphor for wandering souls, the scratch of a pen and its connection to eczema and the distinction among his mother's homicide and his personal doubtful destiny.
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The specific affinities among Maimonides’ esotericism and Abraham Abulafia’s Kabbalah express the deep impression of the previous at the latter. The early experiences of Abulafia in medieval philosophy, specially Neoaristotelian one, were analyzed for the 1st time. The ebook surveys major issues in Judaism as interpreted by way of Abulafia: Hebrew language, Torah, the folk of Israel, Paradise, within the mild of Maimonides’ esotericism.
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