This publication takes readers on a philosophical discovery of a forgotten treasure, one born within the 14th century yet which seems to be to belong to the twenty first. It provides a severe, updated research of Santob de Carrión, sometimes called Sem Tob, a author and philosopher whose philosophy arose within the Spain of the 3 nice cultures: Jews, Christians, and Muslims, who then coexisted in peace.
The writer first provides a ancient and cultural creation that offers biographical element in addition to context for a better comprehend of Santob's philosophy. subsequent, the booklet deals a discussion with the paintings itself, which seems at politics, sociology, anthropology, psychology, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, and theodicy. the purpose isn't really to supply an exhaustive research, or to touch upon every verse, yet really to deal purely with the main appropriate for today’s world.
Readers will detect how Santob believed wisdom needs to be dynamic, and tolerance primary, fleeing from dogma, on the grounds that one can't keep away from an important dose of ethical and aesthetic relativism. Subjectivity, inside of its personal codes, needs to search a profound ethics, no longer puritanical yet which serves to flee from normal ailing will. Santob bargains a feedback of wealth and tool that doesn't serve the folks which seems to be completely appropriate today.
despite the celebrity he accomplished in his personal time, Santob has principally remained a vestige of the previous. through the tip of this e-book, readers will come to work out why this significant determine merits to be extra broadly studied. certainly, not just has this medieval Spanish thinker sought for fact in an volatile, pressured international of contradictions, yet he has performed so in a manner which may nonetheless aid us today.