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  • Jewish Philosophy Past and Present

    Contemporary Responses to Classical Sources

    Edited by Daniel Frank, Aaron Segal

    In this innovative volume contemporary philosophers respond to classic works of Jewish philosophy. For each of twelve central topics in Jewish philosophy, Jewish philosophical readings, drawn from the medieval period through the twentieth century, appear alongside an invited contribution that…

    Paperback – 2016-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Ethical Turn

    Otherness and Subjectivity in Contemporary Psychoanalysis

    Edited by David M. Goodman, Eric R. Severson

    Levinas (1969) claims that "morality is not a branch of philosophy, but first philosophy" and if he is right about this, might ethics also serve as a first psychology? This possibility is explored by the authors in this volume who seek to bring the "ethical turn" into the world of psychoanalysis.…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21 
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

  • Ethics and Suffering since the Holocaust

    Making Ethics "First Philosophy" in Levinas, Wiesel and Rubenstein

    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 – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • Rewriting Ancient Jewish History

    The History of the Jews in Roman Times and the New Historical Method

    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 – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ancient History

  • From the Arab Other to the Israeli Self

    Palestinian Culture in the Making of Israeli National Identity

    By Yonatan Mendel, Ronald Ranta

    This book examines the role played by Arab-Palestinian culture and people in the construction and reproduction of Israeli national identity and culture, showing that it is impossible to understand modern Israeli national identity and culture without taking into account its crucial encounter and…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Medicine, Trade and Empire

    Garcia de Orta's Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India (1563) in Context

    By Palmira Fontes da Costa

    Garcia de Orta’s Colloquies on the Simples and Drugs of India (1563) was one of the first books to take advantage of the close relationship between medicine, trade and empire in the early modern period. The book was printed in Goa, the capital of the Portuguese empire in the East, and the city…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • The Jung-Kirsch Letters

    The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and James Kirsch, 2nd Edition

    By Ann Conrad Lammers

    This book charts Carl Gustav Jung’s 33-year (1928-61) correspondence with James Kirsch, adding depth and complexity to the previously published record of the early Jungian movement. Kirsch was a German-Jewish psychiatrist, a first-generation follower of Jung, who founded Jungian communities in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-01
    Routledge

  • Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

    Traditionists and Modernity

    By Yaacov Yadgar

    Common discourse on Jewish identity in Israel is dominated by the view that Jewish Israelis can, and should, be either religious or secular. Moving away from this conventional framework, this book examines the role of secularism and religion in Jewish society and politics. With a focus on the ‘…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • Jewish Law Annual Volume 21

    Edited by Benjamin Porat

    Volume 21 of The Jewish Law Annual adds to the growing list of articles on Jewish law that have been published in volumes 1- 20 of this series, providing English-speaking readers with scholarly articles presenting jurisprudential, historical, textual and comparative analysis of issues in…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge
    Jewish Law Annual

  • Rabbis of our Time

    Authorities of Judaism in the Religious and Political Ferment of Modern Times

    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Jewish Studies Series

  • The Left, the Right and the Jews

    By W.D. Rubinstein

    First published in 1982, this book examines anti-semitism in the Western world. The author concludes that, fringe neo-Nazi groups notwithstanding, significant anti-semitism is largely a left-wing rather than a right-wing phenomenon. He finds that Jews have reacted to this change in their situation…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions Racism and Fascism

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