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On Personal and Public Concerns: Essays in Jewish Philosophy (Hardback)

Eliezer Schweid

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ISBN 10: 161811445X / ISBN 13: 9781618114457
Edité par Academic Studies Press, United States, 2014
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Language: English . Brand New Book. Eliezer Schweid s career as philosopher, scholar, educator and public intellectual has spanned the history of the State of Israel from the pre-war Yishuv period to the present. In these essays he recalls his formative years in the Zionist youth and the Hebrew University. He reflects on the existential loneliness of the modern Jew. He examines the perennial problem of theodicy through a Jewish lens in its broadest human parameters. Finally, he offers a challenging critique of the postmodern culture of the global village, in which the marketplace and skepticism have crowded out humane values rooted in the traditions of historical culture. N° de réf. du libraire AAS9781618114457

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Eliezer Schweid?s career as philosopher, scholar, educator and public intellectual has spanned the history of the State of Israel from the pre-war Yishuv period to the present. In these essays he recalls his formative years in the Zionist youth and the Hebrew University. He reflects on the existential loneliness of the modern Jew. He examines the perennial problem of theodicy through a Jewish lens in its broadest human parameters. Finally, he offers a challenging critique of the postmodern culture of the ?global village,? in which the marketplace and skepticism have crowded out humane values rooted in the traditions of historical culture.

A propos de l'auteur: Eliezer Schweid is Professor Emeritus of Jewish Thought at the Hebrew University. He has published more than forty books in general and specific areas of Jewish thought of all periods, and has commented frequently on the relevance of the legacy of Jewish thought to contemporary issues of Jewish and universal human concern. He is the recipient of the distinguished Israel Prize and two honorary doctorates.

Leonard Levin teaches Jewish philosophy at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America in New York.

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Titre : On Personal and Public Concerns: Essays in ...

Éditeur : Academic Studies Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2014

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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