Recalls Career of Maimonides
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Recalls Career of Maimonides

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mon sense. He had no theories in medicine, at any rate, but simply applied the acute observations possible to such a man of erudition and insight.

“The influence of the writings of Maimonides over the intellectual life of the civilized world of those days is really remarkable; an influence which lasted for fifty years after his death at least. Indeed, Albertus Magnus, Alexander of Hales and Duns Scotus were all greatly influenced by Maimonides, who must be recognized as one of the great world teachers.”

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