Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-10 of 10 items

  • Keywords: Jewish philosophers x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Introduction

Robert Eisen

in The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171532
eISBN:
9780199785162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171532.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the fascination with the Book of Job as evidenced by the diverse body of interpretations throughout the ages from religious thinkers in Judaism ... More


Samuel ibn Tibbon

Robert Eisen

in The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171532
eISBN:
9780199785162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171532.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

Despite the many difficulties presented by Ibn Tibbon’s discussion of the Book of Job in Ma’amar Yikkavu ha-Mayim, it is argued that with a close reading, his interpretation of Job can be deciphered. ... More


Maimonides

Robert Eisen

in The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195171532
eISBN:
9780199785162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171532.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on discerning what Maimonides says about Job. In some passages, every line will have to be carefully scrutinized to get to Maimonides’ true intention. Only toward the end of the ... More


Intellectual Elites

Sarah Stroumsa

in Andalus and Sefarad: On Philosophy and Its History in Islamic Spain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691176437
eISBN:
9780691195452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176437.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter focuses on Andalusian philosophers. Philosophers, in al-Andalus as elsewhere in the medieval Islamicate world, were committed to what can be called “the philosopher's life,” namely, the ... More


Jewish Philosophers and the Enlightenment

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the works of some of the most notable Jewish philosophers during the Enlightenment Period. It traces themes that unite and divide the projects of Baruch Spinoza, Moses ... More


Inside/Outside the University: Philosophy as Way and Problem in Cohen, Buber, and Rosenzweig

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the role of Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, and Franz Rosenzweig as exponents of the development of Jewish philosophers from the period of the Wilhelminian Empire to the end of ... More


Philo of Alexandria: An Intellectual Biography

Maren R Niehoff

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300175233
eISBN:
9780300231304
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300175233.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

Philo was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher who left behind one of the richest bodies of work from antiquity, yet his personality and intellectual development have remained a riddle. This book ... More


A House of One's Own? University, Particularity, and the Jewish House of Learning

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the role of the Jewish House of Learning in nurturing the career of Jewish philosophers who were not accepted in the university. It explains that the House of Learning was ... More


Persons in a World of Things

Alan L. Mittleman

in Human Nature & Jewish Thought: Judaism's Case for Why Persons Matter

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691176277
eISBN:
9781400865789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176277.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter focuses on the reality of persons in a world of things. It begins and ends with some relevant views drawn from the Jewish philosophers Buber (1878–1965), Heschel (1907–72), and Joseph B. ... More


The Fate of the Canaanites and the State of Israel in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas

Annabel Herzog

in The Gift of the Land and the Fate of the Canaanites in Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959808
eISBN:
9780199366408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959808.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter first explains why the State of Israel per se is a problematic topic in the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas. It then recounts Levinas' contradictory position toward the State of Israel by ... More


View: