Daniel Davies

Daniel Davies
Research Associate
Institute of Jewish Philosophy and Religion, University of Hamburg

Daniel Davies works for the PESHAT project at the University of Hamburg. After receiving his doctorate from the University of Cambridge, he was a Spalding Fellow at Clare Hall, and worked at the Taylor-Schechter Genizah Research Unit for several years, where he catalogued manuscripts from the Cairo Genizah. He has also lectured Religious Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University and on medieval Judaism at Leo Baeck College in London. His research interests include philosophy and comparative theology, and he has written a number of pieces on Jewish thought. Among them is a monograph entitled Method and Metaphysics in Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed. He also worked on the Cambridge Galen Translations, contributing to the volume on Psychological Writings.