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  • Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Metaphysical Philosophy

    The Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar, 1st Edition

    By Moshe M Pavlov

    Abū’l-Barakāt is a renowned philosopher of the Arabic-Jewish milieu who composed in his magnum opus the Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar, a comprehensive metaphysics which challenged the accepted notions of the traditional metaphysical philosophy. ‘Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Metaphysical Philosophy’ examines…

    Hardback – 2017-04-19
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rome and Judaea

    International Law Relations, 162-100 BCE, 1st Edition

    By Linda Zollschan

    Rome and Judaea explores the nature of Judaea’s first diplomatic mission to Rome during the Maccabean revolt: did it result in a sanctioned treaty or was it founded instead on amity? This book breaks new ground in this debate by bringing to light the "Roman-Jewish Friendship tablet," a newly…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13
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    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Abū’l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī’s Scientific Philosophy

    The Kitāb al-Mu‘tabar, 1st Edition

    By Moshe M. Pavlov

    Abū’l-Barakāt is often considered one of the most comprehensive philosophers of the Arabic-Jewish milieu in the medieval age. His extensive and unique philosophical theories, especially his theories in the particular sciences, were seen as a major challenge for the traditional conceptions of the…

    Hardback – 2016-09-08
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Representations of Anne Frank in American Literature

    1st Edition

    By Rachael McLennan

    This book explores portrayals of Anne Frank in American literature, where she is often invoked, if problematically, as a means of encouraging readers to think widely about persecution, genocide, and victimisation; often in relation to gender, ethnicity, and race. It shows how literary…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
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    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Ethics and Suffering since the Holocaust

    Making Ethics "First Philosophy" in Levinas, Wiesel and Rubenstein, 1st Edition

    By Ingrid L Anderson

    For many, the Holocaust made thinking about ethics in traditional ways impossible. It called into question the predominance of speculative ontology in Western thought, and left many arguing that Western political, cultural and philosophical inattention to universal ethics were both a cause and an…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rewriting Ancient Jewish History

    The History of the Jews in Roman Times and the New Historical Method, 1st Edition

    By Amram Tropper

    Half a century ago, the primary contours of the history of the Jews in Roman times were not subject to much debate. This standard account collapsed, however, when a handful of insights undermined the traditional historical method, the method long enlisted by historians for eliciting facts from…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
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    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • Sufism and Jewish-Muslim Relations

    The Derekh Avraham Order in Israel, 1st Edition

    By Yafia Katherine Randall

    In Israel there are Jews and Muslims who practice Sufism together. The Sufi’ activities that they take part in together create pathways of engagement between two faith traditions in a geographical area beset by conflict. Sufism and Jewish Muslim Relations investigates this practice of Sufism among…

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
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    Routledge Sufi Series

  • The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy

    The God-intoxicated heretic, 1st Edition

    By Yuval Jobani

    Spinoza is commonly perceived as the great metaphysician of coherence. The Euclidean manner in which he presented his philosophy in the Ethics has led readers to assume they are facing a strict and consistent philosophical system that necessarily follows from itself. As opposed to the prevailing…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times, 1st Edition

    By Marek Čejka, Roman Kořan

    The term ‘rabbi’ predominantly denotes Jewish men qualified to interpret the Torah and apply halacha, or those entrusted with the religious leadership of a Jewish community. However, the role of the rabbi has been understood differently across the Jewish world. While in Israel they control legally…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah, 1st Edition

    By Michael T Miller

    One of the most powerful traditions of the Jewish fascination with language is that of the Name. Indeed, the Jewish mystical tradition would seem a two millennia long meditation on the nature of name in relation to object, and how name mediates between subject and object. Even within the tide of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rabbinic Judaism

    Space and Place, 1st Edition

    By David Kraemer

    In the aftermath of the conquest of the Holy Land by the Romans and their destruction of the Jerusalem Temple in 70 CE, Jews were faced with a world in existential chaos—both they and their God were rendered homeless. In a religious tradition that had equated Divine approval with peaceful dwelling…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
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    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination

    The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, 1st Edition

    By Michal Aharony

    Responding to the increasingly influential role of Hannah Arendt’s political philosophy in recent years, Hannah Arendt and the Limits of Total Domination: The Holocaust, Plurality, and Resistance, critically engages with Arendt’s understanding of totalitarianism. According to Arendt, the main goal…

    Hardback – 2015-03-18
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    Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

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