Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy - Jewish Literature & Culture (Hardback)Hava Tirosh-Samuelson (editor)
Hardback Published: 18/06/2004
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"Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy" is the first systematic attempt to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the perspective of Jewish philosophy. Written by Jewish women who are trained in philosophy, the 13 original essays presented here demonstrate that no analysis of Jewish philosophy (historical or constructive) can be adequate without attention to gender categories. The essays cover the entire Jewish philosophic tradition from Philo, through Maimonides, to Levinas, and they rethink the sub-disciplines of Jewish philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political theory, and theology.This volume offers an invitation for a new conversation between feminist philosophy and Jewish philosophy as well as a novel contribution to contemporary Jewish philosophy. The contributors are Leora Batnitzky, Jean Axelrad Cahan, Idit Dobbs-Weinstein, Claire Elise Katz, Nancy Levene, Sandra B. Lubarsky, Sarah Pessin, Randi Rashkover, Heidi Miriam Ravven, T. M. Rudavsky, Suzanne Last Stone, Hava Tirosh-Samuelson, and Laurie Zoloth.
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Weight: 649 g
Dimensions: 234 x 154 x 29 mm
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