Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

This popular Key Guide provides an overview of the broader intellectual currents of Jewish philosophy. It includes a chronological table and maps.

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134799992

Category: Philosophy

Page: 152

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This popular Key Guide provides an overview of the broader intellectual currents of Jewish philosophy. It includes a chronological table and maps.
Categories: Philosophy

Judaism

Judaism

This all-encompassing textbook is an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism, written by a scholar and rabbi who is also an experienced university teacher.

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

ISBN: 6610108331

Category: Judaism

Page: 583

View: 536

This all-encompassing textbook is an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism, written by a scholar and rabbi who is also an experienced university teacher.
Categories: Judaism

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

These vast repositories of material provide a wealth of information about key thinkers in the history of the Jewish faith. Nonetheless, very often students ...

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135983734

Category: Philosophy

Page: 224

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Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin. Also including fully updated guides to further reading on figures from the middle ages through to the twenty-first century, historical maps and a chronology placing the thinkers in context, this is an essential and affordable one-volume reference to a rich and complex tradition.
Categories: Philosophy

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide.

Author: Paul R. Bartrop

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136931383

Category: Political Science

Page: 336

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This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, and analyse each thinker’s contributions to the field. Key figures discussed range from historians and philosophers, to theologians, anthropologists, art historians and sociologists, including: Hannah Arendt Christopher Browning Primo Levi Raphael Lemkin Jacques Sémelin Saul Friedländer Samantha Power Hans Mommsen Emil Fackenheim Helen Fein Adam Jones Ben Kiernan. A thoughtful collection of groundbreaking thinkers, this book is an ideal resource for academics, students, and all those interested in both the emerging and rapidly evolving field of Genocide Studies and the established field of Holocaust Studies.
Categories: Political Science

The Dictionary of Jewish Biography

The Dictionary of Jewish Biography

Each entry is followed by a short bibliography. The book includes an extended Introduction, which explains the criteria for inclusion, and outlines the history of Israel and the Jewish diaspora.

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UOM:39015062577724

Category: Religion

Page: 308

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From Abraham to Saul Bellow, from Moses Maimonides to Woody Allen, from the Baal Shem Tov to Albert Einstein, this comprehensive dictionary of Jewish biographies provides a first point of entry into the fascinating richness of the Jewish heritage. Compiled with the assistance of a distinguished group of scholars, theDictionary of Jewish Biographyprovides a rapid reference to the biographies of almost 4000 Jewish men and women who, over the past four millennia, have contributed to the life, history, and study of Judaism in all its facets. Those profiled represent every walk of life and every area of accomplishment. Included are rabbinic scholars, key religious figures, spiritual leaders, founders of modern movements, major writers, Enlightenment figures, novelists, journalists, scientists, mystics, Israeli politicians, musicians, actors and actresses, film stars, famous rabbis, distinguished cantors, biblical figures, economists, architects, athletes, and radicals and heretics. Each entry is followed by a short bibliography. The book includes an extended Introduction, which explains the criteria for inclusion, and outlines the history of Israel and the Jewish diaspora. This dictionary will prove essential for general readers interested in the evolution of Judaism from ancient times to the present day, a perfect study aid for students and teachers. This panoramic bibliographic survey provides a unique guide to the leading figures of the past and present.
Categories: Religion

Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

Routlea'ge Key Guides are accessible, informative and lucid handbooks, ... Ash Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan ...

Author: Gillian Rosemary Evans

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415236621

Category: History

Page: 183

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Focussing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500, Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers is an accessible introduction to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central to the medieval worldview. Including such diverse figures as Bede and Wyclif, each entry presents a biographical outline, a list of works and a summary of their main theories, alongside suggestions for further reading. Chronologically arranged, and with an introductory essay which presents important themes in context, this volume is an invaluable reference tool for all students of Medieval Europe.
Categories: History

Fifty Key Figures in Management

Fifty Key Figures in Management

Ancient History : Key Themes and Approaches Fifty Major Economists Neville ... Overing Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Sport and Physical Education : The Key ...

Author: Centre for Leadership Studies University of Exeter Business School Morgen Witzel

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415369770

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 319

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Provides an understanding of the core elements of mangagement by profiling the lives and work of fifty important business figures, including Bill Gates, J.P. Morgan, and Jack Welch.
Categories: Business & Economics

Fifty Key Classical Authors

Fifty Key Classical Authors

... Tasker Fifty Eastern Thinkers Diane Collinson , Kathryn Plant and Robert Wilkinson Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers ...

Author: Alison Sharrock

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415165105

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 421

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A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and Cicero, this book is a vital tool for all students of classical civilization.
Categories: Literary Criticism

Fifty Major Political Thinkers

Fifty Major Political Thinkers

FIFTY MAJOR POLITICAL THINKERS Ian Adams and R.W. Dyson ROUTLEDGE ... Relations Martin Griffiths Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn - Sherbok Fifty Key ...

Author: Ian Adams

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415228107

Category: Philosophy

Page: 255

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The life and thought of major figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide an accessible and clearly written introduction to the major ideas and schools of thought which have shaped contemporary politics, including figures such as: Aristotle, Machiavelli, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Paine, Mary Wollstonecraft, Karl Marx, Mohandas Ghandi, Simone de Beauvoir, Michel Foucault, and Jurgen Habermas.
Categories: Philosophy

Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion

Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion

This work provided him with the most complete database on Jewish mysticism that then existed, and his publication of critical essays and reviews began to ...

Author: Gary Kessler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136662416

Category: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Page: 256

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Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion is an accessible guide to the most important and widely studied theorists on religion of the last 300 years. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the lives, works and ideas of key writers across a truly interdisciplinary range, from sociologists to psychologists. Thinkers covered include: Friedrich Nietzsche James Frazer Sigmund Freud Emile Durkheim Ludwig Wittgenstein Mary Douglas Talal Asad Søren Kierkegaard Providing an indispensable one volume map of our understanding of religion in the west, the book is fully cross-referenced throughout and provides authoritative guides to important primary and secondary texts for students wishing to take their studies further.
Categories: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Fifty Key Christian Thinkers

Fifty Key Christian Thinkers

The bold Anti-Judaist was the disciple of a Jewish thinker, Paul, and the origin of Marcion's antinomianism may ultimately be found in the prophets.

Author: Peter McEnhill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134698356

Category: Religion

Page: 320

View: 467

Fifty Key Christian Thinkers provides both valuable information and stimulating debate on the lives and work of fifty of the most important Christian theologians. This guide provides an overview of Christian theology from the emergence of the faith 2000 years ago to the present day. Among the figures profiled in this accessible guide are: * St Paul * Barth * Aquinas * Boethius * Niebuhr * Calvin * Luther * Feuerbach * Kierkegaard * Origen
Categories: Religion

Sport and Physical Education

Sport and Physical Education

The Key Concepts Timothy John Lindsay Chandler, Mike Cronin, Wray Vamplew ... Laybourn Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn-Sherbok Fifty Key Thinkers on the ...

Author: Timothy John Lindsay Chandler

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415231428

Category: Education

Page: 252

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Deals with all the aspects of the application of column and mass stabilisation. It provides a description of the best practice, mainly based on the experiences at seven test sites of the European project EuroSoilStab.
Categories: Education

International Relations

International Relations

The Key Concepts Martin Griffiths, Terry O'Callaghan ... Ash Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn-Sherbok Fifty ...

Author: Martin Griffiths

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415228831

Category: Political Science

Page: 399

View: 837

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Political Science

Television Studies The Key Concepts

Television Studies  The Key Concepts

Routledge Key Guides are accessible, informative and lucid handbooks, ... Bremser Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan ...

Author: Ben Calvert

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134692484

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 432

View: 191

The definitive reference guide to an area of rapidly expanding academic interest this comprehensive and up-to-date guide looks at: theoretical perspectives; narrative, representation, bias; television genres; content analysis, audience research and relevant social, economic and political phenomena.
Categories: Performing Arts

Fifty Major Philosophers

Fifty Major Philosophers

... Nigel Warbuton Eastern Philosophy: Key Readings Oliver Leaman Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn-Sherbok Key ...

Author: Kathryn Plant

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134281305

Category: Philosophy

Page: 304

View: 399

A comprehensive update of the best-selling first edition, this revitalized new text presents readers with a series of clear, well-written entries focusing on fifty of the most influential philosophers from the last two thousand years. Chosen to present the traditional mainstream of European philosophy, the text also provides a critical survey that meets the needs of readers seeking a broad basic understanding as well as a foundation for further philosophical enquiry. Encompassing a wide range of ancient, medieval and modern philosophers, features of the second edition include: new entries on Dewey, Collingwood, Popper, Quine, Merleau-Ponty, Ayer and Rawls a thorough revision of existing entries a complete update of the further reading section an expanded glossary the addition of an alphabetical table of contents and an index for ease of use. Authoritative and highly readable, this book is a vital reference tool for all those wishing to improve their understanding of some of the world’s most fascinating intellectual figures.
Categories: Philosophy

Communication Cultural and Media Studies The Key Concepts

Communication  Cultural and Media Studies  The Key Concepts

Fifty Major Thinkers on Education Key Concepts in Language and ... Lay bourn Fifty Key Jewish Thinkm Dan Cohn-Sherbok Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment ...

Author: John Hartley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134492060

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 288

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This is the third edition of an up-to-date, multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication, culture and media, with new entries and coverage of recent developments.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Routledge Companion to Christian History

The Routledge Companion to Christian History

... Malory Nye 0-415-26379-4 Fifty Key Christian Thinkers Peter McEnhill and ... Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn-Sherbok 0-415-12628-2 Key Concepts in ...

Author: Chris Cook

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780429603884

Category: History

Page: 384

View: 442

The Routledge Companion to Christian History is an indispensable aid for anyone seeking comprehensive coverage of the facts in clear, concise and easy to use language. It covers: all key events in the Christian calendar from the persecution of the Roman Empire to the fall of Communism and the rise of Fundamentalism the impact of Islam, the Crusades, Monasticism, and the spread of popular religious movements cross-cultural coverage; as well as Western Christendom, the Orthodox churches of the East and the 'new' churches of Asia and Africa. Fully cross referenced throughout with a combination of chronologies, glossary and statistics this packed volumes contains everything for the first time student or for anyone revisiting the subject.
Categories: History

Roman Catholicism The Basics

Roman Catholicism  The Basics

... RELIGION: THE BASICS Malory Nye FIFTY KEY CHRISTIAN THINKERS Peter McEnhill and George Newlands FIFTY KEY JEWISH THINKERS Dan Cohn-Sherbok THE ROUTLEDGE ...

Author: Michael Walsh

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134502646

Category: Reference

Page: 216

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A book with the title Roman Catholicism: The Basics might quiteproperly be expected to begin with a chapter on what Catholics believe. And in a sense it is an easy question to answer. What Catholics believeis summed up in a series of short, formal statements called 'creeds'(from the Latin credere meaning 'to believe'). There are a number ofthese creeds, mainly dating from the earliest centuries of Christianitywhen they were used as statements of faith for people being initiatedinto the religion.
Categories: Reference

Islam The Basics

Islam  The Basics

... MALORY NYE FIFTY KEY CHRISTIAN THINKERS PETER MCENHILL AND GEORGE NEWLANDS EASTERN PHILOSOPHY: KEY READINGS OLIVER LEAMAN FIFTY KEY JEWISH THINKERS DAN ...

Author: Colin Turner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134296910

Category: Religion

Page: 248

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With nearly 1500 rich years of history and culture to its name, Islam is one of the world’s great faiths and, in modern times, the subject of increasingly passionate debate by believers and non-believers alike. Islam: The Basics is a concise and timely introduction to all aspects of Muslim belief and practice. Topics covered include: The Koran and its teachings The life of the Prophet Muhammad Women in Islam Sufism and Shi’ism Islam and the modern world Non-Muslim approaches to Islam Complete with a glossary of terms, pointers to further reading and a chronology of key dates, Islam: The Basics provides an invaluable overview of the history and the contemporary relevance of this always fascinating and important subject.
Categories: Religion

Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics

Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics

Moreover, the centrality of scripture to the 'people of the book' – a term Muslims have used to refer to Jews and Christians, which implicitly recognizes ...

Author: Margaret Thomas

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136707506

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 328

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What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to classic questions about language. Each entry includes a discussion of the person’s life, work and ideas as well as the historical context and an analysis of his or her lasting contributions. Thinkers include: Aristotle Samuel Johnson Friedrich Max Müller Ferdinand de Saussure Joseph H. Greenberg Noam Chomsky Fully cross-referenced and with useful guides to further reading, this is an ideal introduction to the thinkers who have had a significant impact on the subject of Language and Linguistics.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines