Steven L. Jacobs

Tuesday & Thursday, 12:45-1:45 & By Appointment

REL 238.001 Philosophies of Judaism

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.

T, R | 2:00-3:15

MA 210

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Readings

Frank, Daniel H.
The Jewish Philosophy Reader
Routledge, 2000
0-415-16860-0

Jewish philosophy cover

Seeskin, Kenneth
Thinking about the Torah: A Philosopher Reads the Bible
University of Nebraska Press, 2016
978-0-8276-1262-4

Thinking About the Torah cover

Hughes, Aaron W.
Jewish Philosophy A-Z
Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
978-1-4039-7265-1

Jewish Philosophy a-z cover

Leaman, Oliver
Jewish Thought: An Introduction
Routledge, 2006
978-0-415-37426-2

Jewish Thought: An Introduction cover




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