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Judaism as philosophy : the method and message of the Mishnah

Author: Jacob Neusner
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to the author, the Mishnah, the first canonical writing of Judaism after the Hebrew scriptures of ancient Israel, is to be read as philosophy. He argues that the Mishnah, while in the form  Read more...

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Neusner, Jacob, 1932-
Judaism as philosophy.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)644007886
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner
ISBN: 0872497364 9780872497368
OCLC Number: 22623221
Description: xvi, 301 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One: What it means to read a tractate as philosophy --
Mishnah Tractate Meilah: Only law, or a study of the physics of mixtures? --
Reading Mishnah Tractate Meilah as philosophy --
Part Two: Methodological propositions --
A philosophy of classification --
Main principles of classification --
Polythetic and hierarchical classification --
The genus and the species --
Principles of speciation --
Interstitiality and the mixed grid --
Mixture and connection --
The many and the one, the one and the many --
Part Three: The Mishnah in the context of Greco-Roman philosophy --
The philosophical context: 1. The Mishnah's method and Aristotle's method --
2. The Mishnah's message and the neo-platonic doctrine of the unity of all being --
The failure of philosophy and the beginning of theology --
Appendix: The Mishnah's propositional rhetoric and syllogistic logic.
Responsibility: Jacob Neusner.

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