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By Claire Elise Katz

How Jewish is glossy Jewish philosophy? The query at the beginning seems to be nonsensical, until eventually we contemplate that the manager matters with which Jewish philosophers have engaged, from the Enlightenment via to the overdue twentieth century, are the traditional preoccupations of basic philosophical inquiry. questions on God, fact, language, and data - metaphysics and epistemology - were of as a lot main issue to Jewish thinkers as they've been to others. Moses Mendelssohn, for instance, was once a chum of Kant. Hermann Cohen's philosophy is frequently 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 well-known 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 inspiration stimulated its practitioners. yet she additionally addresses the original ways that being Jewish colored their output, suggesting willing feel of particularity enabled the Jewish philosophers to aid outline the full smooth period. meant for use as a middle undergraduate textual content, the e-book also will entice someone with an curiosity how many of the maximum minds of the age grappled with a few of its such a lot pressing and interesting philosophical problems.

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