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Jewish Philosophy in an Analytic Age

Samuel Lebens, Dani Rabinowitz, and Aaron Segal

Abstract

Since the classical period, Jewish scholars have drawn on developments in philosophy to enrich our understanding of Judaism. This methodology reached its pinnacle in the medieval period with figures like Maimonides and continued into the modern period with the likes of Levinas. The explosion of Anglo-American/analytic philosophy in the twentieth century means that there is now a treasure chest of material, largely unexplored by Jewish philosophy, with which to explore, analyze, and develop the Jewish tradition. This book gathers together a number of analytic philosophers and invites them to tu ... More

Keywords: analytic philosophy, Judaism, Talmud, Midrash, Maimonides, theology, Jewish ethics, Jewish law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198811374
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198811374.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Samuel Lebens, editor
Research Fellow, University of Haifa

Dani Rabinowitz, editor
Independent scholar

Aaron Segal, editor
Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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