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Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Western philosophy to c 500,
  • Judaism,
  • Philosophy of religion,
  • Philosophy, Jewish,
  • Levinas, Emmanuel,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Religion,
  • Eastern,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion / Judaism / General,
  • History,
  • Nonbeing,
  • Philosophy,
  • Eastern - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7765569M
    ISBN 100521831032
    ISBN 109780521831031

    The idea that the exile of the Jewish people from their homeland was symbolic of the condition of the universe as a whole has lately been revived in Zionist thought (see Lucy S. Dawidowicz’s review of Ben Halpern’s The American Jew elsewhere in this issue). Gershom Scholem, one of the greatest living Jewish scholars, here traces the source of that idea to the Lurianic Cabbala, a mystical. History of Western Philosophy. History of Western Philosophy; Ancient Greek and Roman Philosophy; Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; 17th/18th Century Philosophy; 19th Century Philosophy; 20th Century Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy, Misc; Philosophical Traditions. Philosophical Traditions; African/Africana Philosophy; Asian.


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For Emmanuel Levinas, as well as for Franz Rosenzweig, Hermann Cohen, and Moses Maimonides, the Greek concept of nonbeing (understood as both lack Pages: The second volume of the Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy provides a comprehensive overview of Jewish philosophy from the seventeenth century to the present day.

Written by a distinguished group of experts in the field, its essays examine how Jewish thinking was modified in its encounter with modern Europe and America and challenge Format: Hardcover.

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- Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy Martin Kavka Frontmatter More information. viii Contents. MESSIANISM: JEWISH MESSIANISM. The term messianism denotes a movement, or a system of beliefs and ideas, centered on the expectation of the advent of a messiah (derived from the Hebrew mashia ḥ, "the anointed one").The Hebrew verb masha ḥ means to anoint objects or persons with oil for ordinary secular purposes as well as for sacral purposes.

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Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieving the concept of meontology - the doctrine of nonbeing - from the Jewish philosophical and theological tradition.

For Emmanuel Levinas, as well as for Franz Rosenzweig, Hermann Cohen and Moses Maimonides, the Greek concept of nonbeing (understood as both lack.

Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieving the concept of meontology - the doctrine of nonbeing - Author: Martin Kavka. Eschatology - Eschatology - Messianism: The term messiah, or mashiah (Hebrew: "anointed"), has been applied to a variety of “redeemers,” and many movements with an eschatological or utopian-revolutionary message have been termed messianic.

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Kavka's book, _Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy_, is thoughtful, innovative, well written, and erudite. Martin Kavka is Associate Professor of Religion at Florida State University.

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Martin Kavka is Associate Professor of Religion at Florida State University. He is the author of Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy (), which was awarded the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Philosophy and Jewish Thought by the Association for Jewish Studies in philosophy of religion.

He is the author of Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy (Cambridge University Press), which was awarded the first Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Philosophy and Jewish Thought by the Association for Jewish.

Jewish philosophy, any of various kinds of reflective thought engaged in by those identified as being Jews.A brief treatment of Jewish philosophy follows. For full treatment, see Judaism: Jewish philosophy.

In the Middle Ages, Jewish philosophy encompassed any methodical and disciplined thought pursued by Jews, whether on specifically Judaic themes or not. Martin Kavka teaches Jewish studies and philosophy of religion at Florida State University. He is the author of Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy (Cambridge University Press), which was awarded the Jordan Schnitzer Book Award in Philosophy and Jewish Thought by the Association for Jewish Studies in   Eliyahu Stern is associate professor of modern Jewish intellectual and cultural history at Yale University.

He is the author of The Genius: Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism and has served as a term member on the Council on Foreign Relations and a consultant to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Poland.

Elliot R. Wolfson is the Abraham Lieberman Professor of Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University. He is the author of many publications in the history of Jewish mysticism, including Through the Speculum That Shines: Vision and Imagination in Medieval Jewish Mysticism (Princeton University Press, ), which won the American Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence in the Study of.

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