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Philosophies of Judaism

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MA 210

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A survey of the major philosophical thinkers within the Jewish tradition, their formulations of the nature and role of the Jew and Judaism, their interactions with the larger societies where they resided, and the larger philosophical questions which have always concerned the human intellect.

Steven L. Jacobs

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Jewish philosophy cover

Frank, Daniel H.
The Jewish Philosophy Reader
Routledge, 2000

Thinking About the Torah cover

Seeskin, Kenneth
Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible
University of Nebraska Press, 2016

Jewish Philosophy a-z cover

Hughes, Aaron W.
Jewish Philosophy A-Z
Palgrave Macmillan, 2006

Jewish Thought: An Introduction cover

Leaman, Oliver
Jewish Thought: An Introduction
Routledge, 2006

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