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New PDF release: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Philosophy (Introductions

By Claire Elise Katz

ISBN-10: 1848854889

ISBN-13: 9781848854888

ISBN-10: 1848854897

ISBN-13: 9781848854895

How Jewish is glossy Jewish philosophy? The query at the start appears to be like nonsensical, till we examine that the manager matters with which Jewish philosophers have engaged, from the Enlightenment via to the overdue twentieth century, are the normal preoccupations of normal philosophical inquiry. questions about God, fact, language, and information - metaphysics and epistemology - were of as a lot drawback to Jewish thinkers as they've been to others. Moses Mendelssohn, for instance, used to be a pal of Kant. Hermann Cohen's philosophy is usually defined as 'neo-Kantian.' Franz Rosenzweig wrote his dissertation on Hegel. And the idea of Emmanuel Levinas is indebted to Husserl. during this much-needed textbook, which surveys the main popular thinkers of the final 3 centuries, Claire Katz situates smooth Jewish philosophy within the wider cultural and highbrow context of its day, indicating how broader currents of British, French and German proposal encouraged its practitioners. yet she additionally addresses the original ways that being Jewish colored their output, suggesting prepared feel of particularity enabled the Jewish philosophers to aid outline the entire smooth period. meant for use as a middle undergraduate textual content, the publication also will attract an individual with an curiosity how the various maximum minds of the age grappled with a few of its such a lot pressing and interesting philosophical problems.

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