New Directions in Jewish Philosophy, Paperback / softback Book

New Directions in Jewish Philosophy Paperback / softback

Edited by Aaron W. Hughes, Elliot R. Wolfson

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Breaking with strictly historical or textual perspectives, this book explores Jewish philosophy as philosophy.

Often regarded as too technical for Judaic studies and too religious for philosophy departments, Jewish philosophy has had an ambiguous position in the academy.

These provocative essays propose new models for the study of Jewish philosophy that embrace wider intellectual arenas-including linguistics, poetics, aesthetics, and visual culture-as a path toward understanding the particular philosophic concerns of Judaism.

As they reread classic Jewish texts, the essays articulate a new set of questions and demonstrate the vitality and originality of Jewish philosophy.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 376 pages, 4 b&w illus.
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Non-Western philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780253221643

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