Jewish Philosophy A-Z (Philosophy A-Z)

Jewish Philosophy A-Z (Philosophy A-Z)

By: Aaron W. Hughes (author)Hardback

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A concise alphabetical guide to the major thinkers, concepts and issues in the history of Jewish philosophy from antiquity to the present. Jewish Philosophy A-Z covers the major traditions of thought from Philo to Levinas and, since Jewish philosophy has occurred in broader environments (e.g., Hellenistic Alexandria, Medieval Baghdad, Weimar Germany), non-Jewish thinkers who have had an important influence on Jewish philosophy are also included (e.g., Plotinus, Alfarabi, Heidegger). Extensive cross-references allows the reader to examine topics to the desired degree of depth, making it easy to follow connections and pursue larger themes. An important pedagogical resource, Jewish Philosophy A-Z is suitable for undergraduate or postgraduate students as well as the interested general reader.

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About Author

Aaron Hughes is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Calgary, Canada. He is the author of The Texture of the Divine: Imagination in Medieval Islamic and Jewish Thought (2004).


Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Using this Book; Jewish Philosophy A-Z entries; Select Bibliography.

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  • publication date: 05/08/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780748622184
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780748622184
  • weight: 300
  • ISBN10: 0748622187

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