Jewish Faith and Modern Science: On the Death and Rebirth of Jewish Philosophy

Jewish Faith and Modern Science: On the Death and Rebirth of Jewish Philosophy

By: Norbert M. Samuelson (author)Hardback

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Jewish Faith and Modern Science address fundamental questions facing many contemporary Jews, including the relevance of traditional beliefs for Jews who are increasingly secular and liberal, and how recent advances in science affect conventional Jewish philosophy. Samuelson assesses the current state of Jewish thought and suggests how it should change to remain relevant in the future.

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Norbert M. Samuelson is Grossman Chair of Jewish Studies at Arizona State University. An internationally renowned scholar of Jewish philosophy, he is widely published in the field.


Part 1 Preface Part 2 The Death of Jewish Philosophy Chapter 3 Introduction I Chapter 4 Chapter 1. Misunderstanding Physics and Astronomy Chapter 5 Chapter 2. Misunderstanding Linguistics and Epistemology Chapter 6 Chapter 3. Misunderstanding Psychology Chapter 7 Chapter 4. Misunderstanding Medicine Chapter 8 Chapter 5. Misunderstanding History Part 9 The Rebirth of Jewish Philosophy Chapter 10 Introduction II Chapter 11 Chapter 6. Interpreting Creation: God, the World, and the Physical Sciences Chapter 12 Chapter 7. Interpreting Redemption: The World, Humanity, and the Human Sciences Chapter 13 Summary and Conclusion Chapter 14 Bibliography

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  • publication date: 17/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780742558922
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 300
  • ID: 9780742558922
  • weight: 608
  • ISBN10: 0742558924

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