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Sceptics, millenarians, and Jews

Sceptics, millenarians, and Jews

Author: David S Katz; Jonathan Israel; Richard H Popkin
Publisher: Leiden ; New York : E.J. Brill, 1990.
Series: Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The essays in this volume are a contribution to this process of reappraisal, focusing specifically on the phenomena of scepticism and millenarianism, especially as part of the more pronounced role of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Festschriften
Named Person: Richard Henry Popkin
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David S Katz; Jonathan Israel; Richard H Popkin
ISBN: 9004091602 9789004091603
OCLC Number: 20824306
Notes: Festschrift in honor of Richard H. Popkin.
Description: x, 293 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Scepticism and the problem of the criterion / Avrum Stroll --
Gibbon and the idol Fo : Chinese and Christian history in the enlightenment / J.G.A. Pocock --
Descartes : an enthusiast malgré lui? / Michael Heyd --
Reflections on the other-minds problem : Descartes and others / Alan Gabbey --
Descartes and the method of annihilation / Amos Funkenstein --
Dutch Sephardi Jewry, millenarian politics, and the struggle for Brazil (1640- 1654) / Jonathan I. Israel --
Why was Baruch de Spinoza excommunicated? / Asa Kasher and Shlomo Biderman --
Queen Christina of Sweden and Messianic thought / Susanna Åkerman --
A Philo-Semitic millenarian on the reconciliation of Jews and Christians : Henry Jessey and his "The glory and salvation of Jehudah and Israel" (1650) / E.G.E. van der Wall --
Au dossier du Sabbataisme : Une relation italienne du XVIIème siècle / Henry Méchoulan --
"Karaites" in early eighteenth-century Amsterdam / Yosef Kaplan --
The Hutchinsonians and Hebraic fundamentalism in eighteenth- century England / David S. Katz --
Priestley, the Jews and the millennium / J. von den Berg --
Social theory and gothic horror in the writings of Simon-Nicolas-Henri Linguet / Jeremy D. Popkin.
Series Title: Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 17.
Responsibility: edited by David S. Katz and Jonathan I. Israel.


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