Nine American Jewish Thinkers

Nine American Jewish Thinkers

by Milton Konvitz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780765800282
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/30/2000
Series: Jewish Series
Pages: 173
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Milton R. Konvitz (1908-2003) was a professor of law and professor of industrial and labor relations at Cornell University and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In addition, he was the founder of Cornell’s department of Near Eastern studies and of its program in Jewish studies. He is the author and/or editor of many important books in constitutional law, Judaic studies, and philosophy, including Liberian Code of Laws Revised, On the Nature of Value: The Philosophy of Samuel Alexander,and Nine American Jewish Thinkers.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
Part 1Philosophers
1.Horace M. Kallen7
2.Morris Raphael Cohen23
3.Sidney Hook41
Part 2Jurists
4.Louis Dembitz Brandeis63
5.Benjamin Nathan Cardozo85
6.Felix Frankfurter105
Part 3Rabbis
7.Leo Jung123
8.Robert Gordis137
9.Jacob B. Agus147
Index165

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