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Leo Strauss
Leo Strauss (June 2002)
The Early Writings (1921-1932)
Leo Strauss - Author
Michael Zank - Editor/translator

Presents the early published writings of the distinguished political philosopher Leo Strauss, available here for the first time in English.

This translation of eighteen virtually unknown early publications provides access for the first time to the origins of Leo Strauss's thought in the intellectual life of the German Jewish 'renaissance' in the 1920s. Themes range from the Enlightenment critique of the...(Read More)
 
 
Jewish Themes in Spinoza's Philosophy
Jewish Themes in Spinoza's Philosophy (May 2002)
Heidi M. Ravven - Editor
Lenn E. Goodman - Editor

Explores Jewish aspects of Spinoza's philosophy from a wide variety of perspectives.

Breaking new ground in the study of Spinoza's philosophy, the essays in this volume explore the extent to which Spinoza may be considered a Jewish thinker. The rich diversity of Spinoza scholarship today is represented here by a wide range of intellectual methods and scholarly perspectives—from Jewish philosophy and history,...(Read More)
 
 
Maimonides and the Hermeneutics of Concealment
Maimonides and the Hermeneutics of Concealment (April 2002)
Deciphering Scripture and Midrash in The Guide of the Perplexed
James Arthur Diamond - Author

Winner of the Nachman Sokol-Mollie Halberstadt Prize in Biblical/Rabbinic Scholarship from the Canadian Jewish Book Awards Committee

Examines how Maimonides integrates scriptural and rabbinic literature into his magnum opus, The Guide of the Perplexed.

Maimonides and the Hermeneutics of Concealment demonstrates the type of hermeneutic that the medieval Jewish philosopher Moses Maimon...(Read More)
 
 
Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 1
Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 1 (January 2001)
Greek Philosophy, Maimonides
Jacob Neusner - Editor

A selection of his more important writings.

This volume of Marvin Fox’s essays offers to a new generation of scholars of Jewish thought and philosophy a selection of his more important writings. The essays collected and presented here represent the selections of Dr. June Fox in consultation with the editor.

Professor Marvin Fox received his B.A. in philosophy in 1942 f...(Read More)
 
 
Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 2
Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 2 (January 2001)
Some Philosophers
Jacob Neusner - Editor

A selection of his more important writings.

This second volume of Marvin Fox’s essays offers to a new generation of scholars of Jewish thought and philosophy a selection of his more important writings. The essays collected and presented here represent the selections of Dr. June Fox in consultation with the editor.

Professor Marvin Fox received his BA in philosophy in ...(Read More)
 
 
Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 3
Marvin Fox: Collected Essays on Philosophy and on Judaism, Vol. 3 (January 2001)
Ethics, Reflections
Jacob Neusner - Editor

A selection of his more important writings.

This volume of his essays offers to a new generation of scholars of Jewish thought and philosophy a selection of his more important writings. The essays collected and presented here represent the selections of Dr. June Fox in consultation with the editor.

Professor Marvin Fox received his B.A. in philosophy in 1942 from Northwes...(Read More)
 
 
The Fence and the Neighbor
The Fence and the Neighbor (November 2000)
Emmanuel Levinas, Yeshayahu Leibowitz, and Israel among the Nations
Adam Zachary Newton - Author

Reviews the potentially complementary albeit sharp differences between two important contemporary Jewish philosophers.

The Fence and the Neighbor traces the contours of two thinkers, Emmanuel Levinas and Yeshayahu Leibowitz, who crossed the divide between Talmud and philosophy "proper." Adam Zachary Newton shows how the question of nationalism that has so long haunted Western philosophy--the question of ...(Read More)
 
 
Between Mysticism and Philosophy
Between Mysticism and Philosophy (May 2000)
Sufi Language of Religious Experience in Judah Ha-Levi's Kuzari
Diana Lobel - Author

A revealing study of this important medieval Jewish poet and his relation to Islamic thought.

Judah Ha-Levi (1075-1141), a medieval Jewish poet, mystic, and sophisticated critic of the rationalistic tradition in Judaism, is the focus of this ground-breaking study. Diana Lobel examines his influential philosophical dialogue, Sefer ha-Kuzari, written in Arabic and later translated into Hebrew, which broke rel...(Read More)
 
 
Ninety-Two Poems and Hymns of Yehuda Halevi
Ninety-Two Poems and Hymns of Yehuda Halevi (May 2000)
Franz Rosenzweig - Author
Thomas Kovach - Translator
Eva Jospe - Translator
Gilya Gerda Schmidt - Translator
Richard A. Cohen - Edited and with an introduction by

Through translation and commentary, this book presents the final visionary statements of the German-Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig.
This is the first publication in English of Franz Rosenzweig's 1927 translation of and commentaries on ninety-two poems and hymns of the greatest medieval "singer of Zion," Yehuda Halevi (born circa 1080). Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) is widely recognized as one of the greatest Jewish philosophers of the...(Read More)
 
 
Reviewing the Covenant
Reviewing the Covenant (March 2000)
Eugene B. Borowitz and the Postmodern Renewal of Jewish Theology
Peter Ochs - Editor
Eugene B. Borowitz - With

This major intellectual response to the leading theologian of liberal Judaism provides a significant indication of future directions in Jewish religious thought.

In Reviewing the Covenant, six Jewish philosophers--and one Christian colleague--respond to the work of the renowned Jewish theologian Eugene B. Borowitz, one of the leading figures in the movement of "postmodern" Jewish philosophy and theology. The title recalls Borowi...(Read More)
 
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