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History and philosophy of Judaism

Duncan Shaw

History and philosophy of Judaism

or,a critical and philosophical analysis of the Jewish religion. From which is offered a vindication of its genius, origin, and authority, and of its connection with the Christian, against the objections and misrepresentations of modern infidels

by Duncan Shaw

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Statementby Duncan Shaw.
The Physical Object
Pagination388p. ;
Number of Pages388
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Synopsis Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought.   A good example is the way Jewish tradition understood one of the most traumatic and consequential events in Jewish history: the Jewish War of C.E., a .

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Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieving the concept of meontology--the doctrine of nonbeing--from the Jewish philosophical and theological tradition. For Emmanuel Levinas, as well as for Franz Rosenzweig, Hermann Cohen, and Moses Maimonides, the Greek concept of nonbeing (understood as both lack . Jewish History by Simon M. Dubnow. Author Simon M. Dubnow. What is Jewish History?. What are its range and content, and what distinguishes it in these two respects from the history of other nations?. To present such a characterization succinctly is the purpose of the following Rating: % positive.


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Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought.

The links between Jewish philosophy /5(6). Book Description. Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought.

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Philosophies of Judaism is a complete and authoritative history of Jewish philosophy, from biblical times through its period of great vitality in the Middle Ages to the turn of this century/5. Judaism - Judaism - Jewish philosophy: The term Jewish philosophy refers to various kinds of reflection engaged in by persons identified as Jews.

At times, as in the Middle Ages, this meant any methodical and disciplined thought pursued by Jews, whether on general philosophical subjects or on specifically Judaic themes. In other eras, as in modern times, concentration on the latter has been.

Firstly, Hillel ben Samuel's importance in the history of medieval Jewish philosophy lies in his attempt to deal, systematically, with the question of the immortality of the soul. Secondly, Hillel played a major role in the controversies of –90 concerning the philosophical works of Maimonides.

Judaism is the world’s oldest monotheistic religion, dating back nearly 4, years. Followers of Judaism believe in one God who revealed himself through ancient prophets. History is. The best books on Jewish History recommended by Gershon Hundert. Gershon Hundert, Leanor Segal Professor of Jewish Studies at McGill University, talks about recent revisions to the conventional understanding of Jewish history and selects the most influential current writing on the subject.

The relationship between Judaism and philosophy has been the subject of discussion at least since Late Antiquity. Often, however, philosophy is reified as a distinct body of knowledge, the views of Epicurus and his followers, Aristotle’s corpus, or the very idea of the self-sufficiency of human reason, and viewed as either in conflict or agreement with an equally simplified notion of.

Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought.

The links between Jewish philosophy Cited by: Philosophies of Judaism: the history of Jewish philosophy from Biblical times to Franz Rosenzweig Schocken paperback A Doubleday Anchor book: Author: Julius Guttmann: Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Original from: the University of California:.

Cambridge Core - History of Philosophy - The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy - edited by Martin Kavka. Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages (Emunot: Jewish Philosophy and Kabbalah) by Raphael Jospe provides the basics of Neoplatonism and its relation to Medieval Jewish thought.

The Hebrew version of the book is even more detailed which can be read online at the Open University website. Also look at the entires in the new Jewish Encylopedia.

The culmination of Eliezer Schweid’s life-work as a Jewish intellectual historian, this five-volume work provides a comprehensive, interdisciplinary account of the major thinkers and movements in modern Jewish thought, in the context of general philosophy and Jewish social-political historical developments, with extensive primary source excerpts.

This newly revised all-encompassing textbook is a guide to the history, beliefs and practice of Judaism. Beginning with the ancient Near Eastern background, it covers early Israelite history, the emergence of classical rabbinic literature and the rise of medieval Judaism.

meaningful Jewish life free from supernatural authority and in reviving the secular roots of Judaism. It should be noted, however, that secular Judaism is a relatively new phenomenon. Humanistic Judaism embraces a human-centered philosophy that combines the celebration of Jewish culture and identity with adherence to humanistic values.

Jewish philosophy, any of various kinds of reflective thought engaged in by those identified as being Jews.A brief treatment of Jewish philosophy follows. For full treatment, see Judaism: Jewish philosophy.

In the Middle Ages, Jewish philosophy encompassed any methodical and disciplined thought pursued by Jews, whether on specifically Judaic themes or not. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: What is Jewish philosophy.

/ Daniel H. Frank --I: Foundations and first principles --The Bible as a source for philosophical reflection / Shalom Carmy and David Shatz --Hellenistic Jewish philosophy / David Winston --The Talmud as a source for philosophical reflection / David Novak --II.

Various Jewish filmmakers, including Billy Wilder, Woody Allen, Mel Brooks and the Coen Brothers, frequently draw on Jewish philosophy and humor, and become some of the most artistically and popularly successful in the history of the medium. Jewish History: An Essay in the Philosophy of History Simon Markovich Dubnow “As historian, ideologist, literary critic, and journalist, Dubnov put forward the idea that the Jewish people were more than just coreligionists, but in fact constituted a people whose common bond was a shared culture.

Judaism (in Hebrew: Yahadut) is the religion, philosophy and way of life of the Jewish people. Judaism is a monotheistic religion, with its main inspiration being based on or found in the Tanakh which has been explored in later texts, such as the Talmud. Jewish philosophy is often presented as an addendum to Jewish religion rather than as a rich and varied tradition in its own right, but the History of Jewish Philosophy explores the entire scope and variety of Jewish philosophy from philosophical interpretations of the Bible right up to contemporary Jewish feminist and postmodernist thought.

The links between Jewish philos/5(3).Philosophy of the Bible As Foundation of Jewish Culture by Eliezer Schweid, Leonard Levin,Academic Studies Press edition, in EnglishISBN: