An Introduction to Modern Jewish Philosophy (Hardcover)

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The book is divided into three sections. The first provides a general historical overview for the Jewish thought that follows. The second summarizes the variety of basic kinds of popular, positive Jewish commitment in the twentieth century. The third and major section summarizes the basic thought of those modern Jewish philosophers whose thought is technically the best and/or the most influential in Jewish intellectual circles. The Jewish philosophers covered include Spinoza, Mendelssohn, Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Mordecai Kaplan, and Emil Fackenheim.

The text includes summaries and a selected bibliography of primary and secondary sources.

About the Author

Norbert M. Samuelson is Professor of Religion at Temple University.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780887069598
ISBN-10: 0887069592
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication Date: March 7th, 1989
Pages: 330
Language: English
Series: Suny Series in Jewish Philosophy