The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy

by Michael L. Morgan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521813123

ISBN-13: 9780521813129

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy is a collection of original essays that examine the work of Some of the most important Jewish thinkers of the modern era - the period extending from the seventeenth to the late twentieth century.

Editors Michael L. Morgan and Peter Eli Gordon have brought together a group of world-renowned scholars to paint a broad

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The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy is a collection of original essays that examine the work of Some of the most important Jewish thinkers of the modern era - the period extending from the seventeenth to the late twentieth century.

Editors Michael L. Morgan and Peter Eli Gordon have brought together a group of world-renowned scholars to paint a broad and rich picture of the tradition of modern Jewish philosophy over a period of four hundred years. The essays address themes that are central to the tradition of modern Jewish philosophy and discuss in depth the work of major thinkers such as Spinoza, Mendelssohn, Cohen, Buber, Rosenzweig, Fackenheim, Soloveitchik, Strauss, Levinas, Maimon, Benjamin, Derrida, Scholem, and Arendt.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521813129
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Religion Series
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors     ix
Acknowledgments     xiii
Chronology     xvii
Introduction: Modern Jewish Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, and Modern Judaism   Michael L. Morgan   Peter Eli Gordon     1
Baruch Spinoza and the Naturalization of Judaism   Steven Nadler     14
The Liberalism of Moses Mendelssohn   Allan Arkush     35
Jewish Philosophy after Kant: The Legacy of Salomon Maimon   Paul W. Franks     53
Hermann Cohen: Judaism and Critical Idealism   Andrea Poma     80
Self, Other, Text, God: The Dialogical Thought of Martin Buber   Tamra Wright     102
Franz Rosenzweig and the Philosophy of Jewish Existence   Peter Eli Gordon     122
Leo Strauss and Modern Jewish Thought   Steven B. Smith     147
Messianism and Modern Jewish Philosophy   Pierre Bouretz     170
Ethics, Authority, and Autonomy   Kenneth Seeskin     192
Joseph Soloveitchik and Halakhic Man   Lawrence J. Kaplan     209
Emmanuel Levinas: Judaism and the Primacy of the Ethical   Richard A. Cohen     234
Emil Fackenheim, the Holocaust, and Philosophy   Michael L. Morgan     256
Evil,Suffering, and the Holocaust   Berel Lang     277
Revelation, Language, and Commentary: From Buber to Derrida   Leora Batnitzky     300
Feminism and Modern Jewish Philosophy   Tamar Rudavsky     324
Bibliography     349
Index     365

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