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Parens on Strauss's Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy - Joshua Parens : Leo Strauss and the Recovery of Medieval Political Philosophy. Rochester Studies in Medieval Political Thought. (Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2016. Pp. xvi, 191.)

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3 My translation borrows from the translations of Eve Adler (PLA 75) and Fred Baumann (PLB 54).

4 In addition to the Commentary on the Mishnah and the Mishneh Torah, Maimonides wrote many medical treatises and responsa for Jews throughout the Islamic empire. He was also a practicing doctor and court physician, which required considerable travel.

5 See Parens 19, noting that Aristotle says little about religion and less about law (although he discusses regimes at length).

6 Of course, Alfarabi warns that experience can be sound or unsound. See Summary of Plato's “Laws” 3:7–9, in Mahdi, Muhsin, “The Editio Princeps of Fārābī’s Compendium Legum Platonis ,” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 20 (1961): 124.

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