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Jewish philosophers and Jewish philosophy

by Emil L. Fackenheim

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish philosophers,
  • Judaism -- 20th century,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence,
  • Philosophy, Jewish

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-263) and index.

    StatementEmil L. Fackenheim ; edited by Michael L. Morgan.
    ContributionsMorgan, Michael L., 1944-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB5800 .F33 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 269 p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL815409M
    ISBN 100253330629
    LC Control Number95052976

    _ Source: _Volume 25, Issue 2, pp - The concept of evil in 4 Maccabees differs from what we find in most ancient Jewish literature, and little attention has been paid to its philosophical background. In this article I submit that the author of 4 Maccabees has absorbed and adapted a Stoic conception of evil into his Jewish philosophy. JEWISH PHILOSOPHY The works constituting the Old Testament touch upon various problems that are discussed in philosophical texts, and the literary forms of some of these works, for instance that of the dialogue in the book of Job and that of Ecclesiastes, bear some similarity to those found in certain philosophical writings. However, a conception of philosophy that included biblical wisdom.

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