David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 16 (2):253-282 (2008)
In his early teaching, from the 1920s through the 1950s, Yeshayahu Leibowitz (1903-1994) stands out as one of the most fascinating religious Zionist thinkers. He strives to establish a Jewish democratic state whose democratic aspects will be channeled toward the establishment of an exemplary society, one that can express its religious roots within a modern democratic context. Leibowitz thus attaches enormous importance to democracy in terms of both its political components and its modern Orthodox aspirations. In this respect, he is the most radical spokesman of the Neo-Orthodox notion of Torah with Derekh Eretz , as translated into religious-Zionist terms.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Nancy L. Rosenblum (2003). Religious Parties, Religious Political Identity, and the Cold Shoulder of Liberal Democratic Thought. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 6 (1):23-53.
Avi Sagi (1997). Yeshayahu Leibowitz – a Breakthrough in Jewish Philosophy: Religion Without Metaphysics. Religious Studies 33 (2):203-216.
Abraham Sagi (2009). Jewish Religion After Theology. Academic Studies Press.
Uri Ram (2000). National, Ethnic or Civic? Contesting Paradigms of Memory, Identity and Culture in Israel. Studies in Philosophy and Education 19 (5/6):405-422.
Daniel Rynhold (forthcoming). Yeshayahu Leibowitz. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Randy L. Friedman (2006). The Challenge of Selective Conscientious Objection in Israel. Theoria 53 (109):79-99.
Yeshayahu Leibowitz (1992). Judaism, Human Values, and the Jewish State. Harvard University Press.
Simon Căbulea May (2012). Democratic Legitimacy, Legal Expressivism, and Religious Establishment. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 15 (2):219-238.
Jacob Leibowitz (1958). Religious Guidance. New York, Philosophical Library.
Hannah Kasher (2001). On Yeshayahu Leibowitz's Use of Religious Terminology. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 10 (1):27-55.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads32 ( #121,376 of 1,793,264 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #463,804 of 1,793,264 )
How can I increase my downloads?