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The Cambridge history of Jewish philosophy. Volume 2, The modern era

Author: Martin Kavka; Zachary Braiterman; David Novak
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides a comprehensive overview of Jewish philosophy from the seventeenth century to the present day.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Kavka; Zachary Braiterman; David Novak
ISBN: 9780521852432 0521852439
OCLC Number: 738337490
Description: xiii, 883 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I: Judaism's encounter with modernity. Enlightenment / Willi Goetschel --
The spirit of Jewish history / Samuel Moyn --
Phenomenology / Martin Kavka --
America / Ken Koltun-Fromm --
Feminism and gender / Hava Tirosh-Samuelson --
pt. II: Retrieving tradition. Scripture and text / Peter Ochs --
Medieval Jewish philosophers in modern Jewish philosophy / Aaron W. Hughes --
Jewish enlightenment beyond Western Europe / Adam Shear --
Hasidism, Mitnagdism, and contemporary American Judaism / Shaul Magid --
pt. III: Modern Jewish philosophical theology. God: divine transcendence / Aryeh Botwinick --
God: divine immanence / Gregory Kaplan --
Creation / David Novak --
Revelation / Randi Rashkover --
Redemption / Norbert M. Samuelson --
Providence: agencies of redemption / Michael L. Morgan --
pt. IV: Jewish peoplehood. Reflections on the challenges confronting the philosophy of Halakhah / Avi Sagi --
Liturgy / Steven Kepnes --
Jews alongside non-Jews / Shmuel Trigano --
Political theory: beyond sovereignty? / Leora Batnitzky --
Zionism / Zachary Braiterman --
pt. V: Issues in modern Jewish philosophy. Reason as a paradigm in Jewish philosophy / Kenneth Seeskin --
Imagination and the theolatrous impulse: configuring God in modern Jewish thought / Elliot R. Wolfson --
Justice / Michael Zank --
Virtue / Dov Nelkin --
Aesthetics and art / Asher D. Biemann --
Interpretation, modernity, and the philosophy of Judaism / Jonathan W. Malino.
Other Titles: Modern era
Responsibility: editors, Martin Kavka, Zachary Braiterman, David Novak.
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'This volume offers a 'big-tent' approach to the semantic and substantive questions of the overlapping categories of modern Jewish thought, theology, and philosophy ... a generous view of the Read more...

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