Essays in Jewish Philosophy and Ethics
|Series title:||Touro College Press Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Dec 2013|
| Publisher:||Academic Studies Press|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $85.00|
| Book Description: |
This volume of essays examines key themes in Jewish philosophy and ethics from the rigourous perspective of philosophical analysis. The first set of essays takes up the challenge of living a Jewish life, and includes essays on pleasure, joy, human suffering, Jewish ritual practice and the philosophical life. The second set of essays analyses the value and meaning of autonomy, human freedom and tolerance in Jewish thought, crucial themes in western political thought and life.