Avicenna had a great influence on Jewish thinkers throughout the Middle Ages. Jewish philosophy drew many of its conceptual constructions from the Avicenna tradition and succeeded in constructing original doctrines by reconciling Jewish tradition, Greek philosophy and its Muslim reception. The article traces the influence of Avicenna's ishraq (Enlightenment) philosophy on medieval Jewish thought. It seeks to clarify the nature of this influence, and to define its paths and repercussions on Jewish scholars and their various philosophical doctrines. This study highlights the extent of this influence through the analysis of philosophical and mystical notions in the work of Abraham Ben Ezra.

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