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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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
Acknowledgements
Chronological Table
Map of Medieval and Modern Jewry
Isaac Abrabanel (1437-1508)1
Abraham ibn Daud (1110-1180)3
Ahad Ha-Am (1856-1927)6
Joseph Albo (1380-1445)9
Baal Shem Tov (1700-1760)11
Leo Baeck (1873-1956)14
Bahya ibn Pakuda (1050-1120)17
Eliezer Berkovits (1900-1992)19
Dov Ber Borochov (1881-1917)22
Martin Buber (1878-1965)25
Arthur A. Cohen (1928-1986)27
Hermann Cohen (1842-1918)30
Dov Baer of Mezhirich (1710-1772)33
Emil Fackenheim (b. 1917)36
Solomon Formstecher (1808-1888)38
Abraham Geiger (1810-1875)40
Gersonides (1288-1344)43
Aharon David Gordon (1856-1922)46
Heinrich Graetz (1817-1891)48
Hasdai Crescas (1340-1412)51
Theodor Herzl (1860-1904)54
Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907-1972)57
Moses Hess (1812-1875)59
Samson Raphael Hirsch (1808-1888)61
Samuel Hirsch (1815-1889)64
Vladimir Jabotinsky (1880-1940)66
Judah Halevi (1075-1141)69
Zevi Hirsch Kalischer (1795-1874)71
Mordecai Kaplan (1881-1983)74
Abraham Isaac Kook (1865-1935)77
Isaac Luria (1534-1572)79
Moses Hayyim Luzzatto (1707-1746)82
Solomon Maimon (1753-1800)84
Maimonides (1135-1204)87
Ignaz Maybaum (1897-1976)90
Moses Mendelssohn (1729-1786)92
Claude Montefiore (1858-1938)95
Nahman of Bratslav (1772-1811)97
Nahmanides (1194-1270)100
Philo (20 BCE-50)103
Leon Pinsker (1821-1891)105
Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929)108
Richard Rubenstein (b. 1924)110
Saadiah ben Joseph Gaon (882-942)113
Solomon ibn Gabirol (1020-1057)116
Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)119
Solomon Ludwig Steinheim (1789-1866)122
Hayyim Vital (1542-1620)124
Elie Wiesel (b. 1928)127
Sherwin Wine (b. 1928)130

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