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  • Martin Buber and His Critics

    An Annotated Bibliography of Writings in English through 1978

    By Willard Moonan

    First published in 1981. Martin Buber has been acclaimed as one of the major philosophical and religious thinkers of the twentieth century with his influence and achievements spanning numerous fields — however in each of these areas his work has also been severely criticised and his influence…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 

  • The Role of Contradictions in Spinoza's Philosophy

    The God-intoxicated heretic

    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 – 2016-02-05 
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Name of God in Jewish Thought

    A Philosophical Analysis of Mystical Traditions from Apocalyptic to Kabbalah

    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
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn

    Aesthetics, Religion & Morality in the Eighteenth Century

    By Leah Hochman

    The Ugliness of Moses Mendelssohn examines the idea of ugliness through four angles: philosophical aesthetics, early anthropology, physiognomy and portraiture in the eighteenth-century. Highlighting a theory that describes the benefit of encountering ugly objects in art and nature,…

    Hardback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Jewish Cryptotheologies of Late Modernity

    Philosophical Marranos

    By Agata Bielik-Robson

    This book aims to interpret ‘Jewish Philosophy’ in terms of the Marrano phenomenon: as a conscious clinamen of philosophical forms used in order to convey a ‘secret message’ which cannot find an open articulation. The Marrano phenomenon is employed here, in the domain of modern philosophical…

    Hardback – 2014-07-31
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Judaism in Contemporary Thought

    Traces and Influence

    Edited by Agata Bielik-Robson, Adam Lipszyc

    The central aim of this collection is to trace the presence of Jewish tradition in contemporary philosophy. This presence is, on the one hand, undeniable, manifesting itself in manifold allusions and influences – on the other hand, difficult to define, rarely referring to openly revealed…

    Hardback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Divine Violence

    Walter Benjamin and the Eschatology of Sovereignty

    By James R. Martel

    Divine Violence looks at the question of political theology and its connection to sovereignty. It argues that the practice of sovereignty reflects a Christian eschatology, one that proves very hard to overcome even by left thinkers, such as Arendt and Derrida, who are very critical of it. These…

    Paperback – 2012-10-01

  • The Hidden Philosophy of Hannah Arendt

    By Margaret Betz Hull

    The central argument of this book is that Hannah Arendt's deserved place in the history of Western philosophy has been overlooked, and recognition of her contribution is long overdue. In part a result of Arendt's own insistence on calling herself a 'political thinker' throughout her career, this is…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture

    Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc

    By Gregg Stern

    Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture is a study of the great, and curiously underappreciated, engagement of a Medieval European Jewish community with the philosophic tradition. This lucid description of the Languedocian Jewish community's multigenerational cultivation of - and acculturation to -…

    Paperback – 2010-12-07
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Contemporary Jewish Philosophy

    An Introduction

    By Irene Kajon

    This text introduces the most important Jewish philosophers of contemporary times from the point of view of their original approach to both Judaism and philosophy and include: Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, Emmanuel Levinas. It shows how for them the dialogue between…

    Paperback – 2010-07-09
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed

    Silence and Salvation

    By Donald McCallum

    Providing an excellent overview of the latest thinking in Maimonides studies, this book uses a novel philosophical approach to examine whether Maimonides' Guide for the Perplexed contains a naturalistic doctrine of salvation after death. The author examines the apparent tensions and contradictions…

    Paperback – 2010-06-23
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

    2nd Edition

    By Dan Cohn-Sherbok

    Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith…

    Paperback – 2007-01-12
    Routledge Key Guides

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