Maimonides for Moderns: A Statement of Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

Maimonides for Moderns: A Statement of Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

by Ira Bedzow

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319830834
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 07/04/2018
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Ira Bedzow is the director of the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program at New York Medical College, USA, and the Senior Scholar of the Aspen Center for Social Values. Bedzow received his PhD from Emory University, USA. He is also an Orthodox rabbi (yoreh yoreh and yadin yadin).

Table of Contents


Introduction
1. Teleology – One of Aspiration and not Actualization
2. Telos – To Be a Servant of God
3. Entelechy – Shlemut
4. The Law
5. A Contemporary Explanation of the Law’s Construction of Reality
6. Practical Reason
7. The Virtues
8. Moral Motivation & Shlemut

Appendix I: Lifnim Mishurat Hadin
Appendix II: A Genealogy of the Expression Moshe emet v’Torato emet

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