Levi ben Gershon (RaLBaG)

Birth 1288
Death 1344

Mathematician and religious philosopher, whom many liken to Maimonides. He proved that the Holy Scriptures make perfect sense and that Aristotle’s philosophy is in keeping with Jewish traditions. He also said there was no guarantee of eternal life, that it has to be earnt through earthly deeds and learning (the pagans had the same idea). He influenced Spinoza and Leibniz.

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