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The Soul and the Heart in Twentieth-Century Kabbalah: The Kabbalistic Social Psychology of R. Yehuda L. ha-Levi Ashlag

Jonathan Garb

in Yearnings of the Soul: Psychological Thought in Modern Kabbalah

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226295800
eISBN:
9780226295947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226295947.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Chapter 5 begins with a sharp distinction between continuous and discontinuous forms of twentieth century and contemporary Kabbalah. This break theory is compared to the “mourning theory” developed ... More


Who Is the Happy Warrior? Philosophy Poses Questions to Psychology

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Law and Happiness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676005
eISBN:
9780226676029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676029.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Psychology has recently focused attention on subjective states of pleasure, satisfaction, and what is called “happiness.” The suggestion made in some quarters is that a study of these subjective ... More


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