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An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thinkers: From Spinoza to by Alan T. Levenson

By Alan T. Levenson

Highlighting recognized Jewish thinkers from a truly huge spectrum of opinion, the writer addresses a number of matters, together with: What makes a philosopher Jewish? What makes sleek Jewish concept smooth? How have secular Jews built-in Jewish conventional proposal with agnosticism? What do Orthodox thinkers need to educate non-Orthodox Jews and vice versa? each one bankruptcy contains a brief, judiciously selected choice from the given writer, in addition to inquiries to advisor the reader in the course of the fabric. brief biographical essays on the finish of every bankruptcy supply the reader suggestions for extra readings and supply the low-down on which books are definitely worth the reader's whereas. creation to trendy Jewish Thinkers represents a decade of the author's adventure educating scholars starting from undergraduate age to their seventies. this can be a great textbook for undergraduate classes.

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