New Jewish Philosophy and Thought

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  1. Heidegger and Kabbalah
    While many scholars have noted Martin Heidegger’s indebtedness to Christian mystical sources, as well as his affinity with Taoism and Buddhism, Elliot R. Wolfson expands connections between Heidegger’s thought and kabbalistic... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2019
    Hardback | £129.00
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  2. Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Its Literary Forms
    The contributors to this collected work consider Jewish philosophy in the medieval period, when new genres and forms of written expression were flourishing in the wake of renewed interest in ancient philosophy. They explore... Learn More
    Published: 11th July 2019
    Hardback | £86.00
    Paperback | £39.00
  3. Zionism and Melancholy
    A microhistory of the Zionist utopian project, its broader theoretical debates, and its struggles through the idea of melancholy for democratic opposition or dissent.... Learn More
    Published: 24th April 2019
    Hardback | £69.00
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  4. Hermann Cohen and the Crisis of Liberalism
    A bold, contemporary assessment of Hermann Cohen’s philosophical and religious commitments as a way to challenge today’s political and social disenchantment with liberalism.... Learn More
    Published: 28th March 2019
    Hardback | £47.00
  5. The Obligated Self
    Mara H. Benjamin contends that the physical and psychological work of caring for children presents theologically fruitful but largely unexplored terrain for feminists. Attending to the constant, concrete, and urgent needs of children,... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2018
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  6. Martin Buber's Theopolitics
    How did one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of the 20th century grapple with the founding of Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict—one of the most significant political conflicts of his time? Samuel Hayim Brody traces... Learn More
    Published: 16th February 2018
    Hardback | £77.00
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  7. Transfinite Life
    Oskar Goldberg was an important and controversial figure in Weimar Germany. He challenged the rising racial conception of the state and claimed that the Jewish people were on a metaphysical mission to defeat race-based statism.... Learn More
    Published: 20th November 2017
    Hardback | £55.00
  8. Negative Theology as Jewish Modernity
    Negative theology is the attempt to describe God by speaking in terms of what God is not. Historical affinities between Jewish modernity and negative theology indicate new directions for thematizing the modern Jewish experience.... Learn More
    Published: 27th February 2017
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  9. The Last Rabbi
    Joseph Soloveitchik (1903–1993) was a major American Orthodox rabbi, Talmudist, philosopher, and theologian. In this new work, William Kolbrener takes on Soloveitchik’s controversial legacy and shows how he was torn between... Learn More
    Published: 19th September 2016
    Hardback | £47.00
  10. Judaism and the West
    Grappling with the place of Jewish philosophy at the margin of religious studies, Robert Erlewine examines the work of five Jewish philosophers—Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Abraham Joshua Heschel, and Joseph... Learn More
    Published: 8th August 2016
    Hardback | £42.00