Understanding Jewish Ethics: v. 2 Major Themes and Thinkers

Understanding Jewish Ethics: v. 2 Major Themes and Thinkers

By: Richard A. Freund (author)Paperback

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This companion volume continues the work and thesis of Volume I. It contains an investigation of the theories and methodologies of the first volume and identifies themes and thinkers not covered in the first book. Topics include theodicy, human justice and rights, altruism, mysticism, Zionism and Jewish ethics, and the question of Jewish modernism are examined. In addition, it considers thinkers who have contributed to the understanding of Jewish ethics from classical philosophers such as Plato, Aristole, Maimonides and Gersonides to moderns like Baruch Spinoza, Immanuel Kant, Soren Kierkegaard, Moses Mendolssohn, Hermann Cohen, Ahad Ha'am, Jacob Klatzkin, Abrahama Isaac Kook, Isaiah Leibowitz, Martin Buber, Franze Rosenzweig, Gershom Scholem, Max Kadushin, Eugene Borowitz, Seymour Siegel, Alasdair Macintyre, Louis Henkin, Hannah Arendt and Leo Strauss.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773419728
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 360
  • ID: 9780773419728
  • ISBN10: 0773419721

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