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Judaism and enlightenment

Author: Adam Sutcliffe
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Ideas in context, 66.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study investigates the philosophical and political significance of Judaism in the intellectual life of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe. Adam Sutcliffe shows how the widespread and enthusiastic fascination with Judaism prevalent around 1650 was largely eclipsed a century later by attitudes of dismissal and disdain. Erudite and highly broad-ranging in its sources, and yet extremely accessible in its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Sutcliffe
ISBN: 0521820154 9780521820158
OCLC Number: 50315067
Description: xv, 314 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: disentangling Judaism and Enlightenment --
pt. I. Crumbling of Old Certainties: Judaism, the Bible and the Meaning of History --
1. crisis and decline of Christian Hebraism --
2. Hebraic politics: Respublica Mosaica --
3. Meaning and method: Jewish history, world history --
4. limits of erudition: Jacques Basnage and Pierre Bayle --
pt. II. Judaism and the Formation of Enlightenment Radicalism --
5. Religious dissent and debate in Sephardi Amsterdam --
6. Judaism in Spinoza and his circle --
7. Spinoza: Messiah of the Enlightenment? --
8. Enlightenment and Kabbalah --
9. Judaism, reason and the critique of religion --
pt. III. Judaism, Nationhood and the Politics of Enlightenment --
10. Utopianism, republicanism, cosmopolitanism --
11. Judaism and the invention of toleration --
12. ambiguities of Enlightenment: Voltaire and the Jews --
Conclusion: reason versus myth?
Series Title: Ideas in context, 66.
Responsibility: Adam Sutcliffe.
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This major contribution to the history of European ideas investigates the philosophical and political significance of Judaism in the intellectual life of seventeenth and eighteenth century Europe.  Read more...

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