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  1. Alan Mittleman (2012). A Short History of Jewish Ethics: Conduct and Character in the Context of Covenant. Wiley-Blackwell.
    Ethics in the axial age -- Some aspects of rabbinic ethics -- Medieval philosophical ethics -- Medieval rabbinic and kabbalistic ethics -- Modern Jewish ethics.
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  2. Alan Mittleman (2011). The Durability of Goodness. In Jonathan A. Jacobs (ed.), Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence. Oxford University Press.
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  3. Alan Mittleman (2009). Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory. Oxford University Press.
    How and why should hope play a key role in a twenty-first century democratic politics? Alan Mittleman offers a philosophical exploration of the theme, contending that a modern construction of hope as an emotion is deficient. He revives the medieval understanding of hope as a virtue, reconstructing this in a contemporary philosophical idiom. In this framework, hope is less a spontaneous reaction than it is a choice against despair; a decision to live with confidence and expectation, based on a rational (...)
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  4. Alan Mittleman (2009). No Fear of Foundations: Reflections on Human Rights in Contemporary Jewish Philosophy. Heythrop Journal 50 (6):923-929.