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With Prof. Yitzhak Melamed discussing Solomon Maimon (1753 – 1800) and the new edition of his autobiography.
We discussed Maimon's background and upbringing, why he took the name Maimon, the Maggid of Mezritch, alleged story with the Vilna Gaon, confrontation with Rav Raphael Hakohen, relationship with Mendelsohn and Haskala, philosophy, the autobiography, who published it, what language it was written in, the new edition, and much more.
To purchase the autobiography of Solomon Maimon: https://amzn.to/3r8PGfw