Gad Freudenthal is Senior Research Fellow Emeritus with the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) in Paris, France. He has written on the reception of science and philosophy in Jewish cultures, mainly in the Middle Ages and the eighteenth century. His books include: Aristotle's Theory of Material Substance (Clarendon, 1995), Form and Soul, Heat and Pneuma (Oxford, 1995), Science in the Medieval Hebrew and Arabic Traditions (Routledge, 2005) and the edited volumes: Science in Medieval Jewish Cultures (Cambridge, 2011), Studies on Steinschneider (with Reimund Leicht; Brill, 2011), Latin-into-Hebrew – Studies and Texts. Volume 1: Studies (with Resianne Fontaine, Leiden; Brill, 2013). He also is the editor of Aleph: Historical Studies in Science and Judaism, established in 2001.


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