Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers / Edition 2

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers / Edition 2

by Dan Cohn-Sherbok
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415771412

ISBN-13: 9780415771412

Pub. Date: 03/30/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin.

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Overview

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin.

Also including fully updated guides to further reading on figures from the middle ages through to the twenty-first century, historical maps and a chronology placing the thinkers in context, this is an essential and affordable one-volume reference to a rich and complex tradition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415771412
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/30/2007
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
Acknowledgements     ix
Chronological table     x
Maps     xiii
Isaac Abrabanel     3
Ahad Ha-Am     7
Joseph Albo     11
Hannah Arendt     15
Baal Shem Tov     18
Leo Baeck     22
Walter Benjamin     26
Eliezer Berkovits     29
Martin Buber     33
Hermann Cohen     37
Hasdai Crescas     42
Abraham ibn Daud     47
Jacques Derrida     51
Dov Baer of Mezhirich     54
Simon Dubnow     58
Solomon Formstecher     61
Sigmund Freud     64
Solomon ibn Gabirol     67
Abraham Geiger     72
Gersonides     76
Aharon David Gordon     80
Heinrich Graetz     84
Judah Halevi     88
Theodor Herzl     92
Abraham Joshua Heschel     96
Moses Hess     100
Samson Raphael Hirsch     103
Samuel Hirsch     107
Vladimir Jabotinsky     111
Zevi Hirsch Kalischer     115
Mordecai Kaplan     119
Abraham Isaac Kook     124
Immanuel Levinas     128
Isaac Luria     130
Moses Hayyim Luzzatto     134
Solomon Maimon     138
Maimonides     141
Karl Marx     146
Moses Mendelssohn     149
Nahman of Bratslav     153
Nahmanides     157
Bahya ibn Pakuda     161
Philo     165
Leon Pinsker     169
Judith Plaskow     173
Franz Rosenzweig     176
Saadiah ben Joseph Gaon     180
Gershom Scholem     184
Baruch Spinoza     187
Hayyim Vital     192
Index     197

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