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  1. Daniel H. Frank & Oliver Leaman (eds.) (1997). History of Jewish Philosophy. Routledge.score: 666.0
    Consciously writing from a Jewish background, thirty-five esteemed authors, from Britain, Canada, Israel, and the United States cover the whole breadth of Jewish philosophy, concentrating upon the philosophical interest of the ideas themselves. The contributors to this work explore numerous issues raised in the text of the Bible and in the history of the Jewish people, and discuss the major schools of thought and most serious controversies of ancient and modern Jewish philosophy. Topics include postmodern (...)
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  2. Martin Kavka (2004). Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 666.0
    Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieval of the concept of meontology - the doctrine of nonbeing - in one strand of the Jewish philosophical and theological tradition. This book offers new readings of important figures in contemporary Continental philosophy, critiquing arguments about the role of lived religion in the thought of Jacques Derrida, the role of Greek philosophy in the thought of Emmanuel Levinas, and the ethical (...)
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  3. Julius Guttmann (1964/1973). Philosophies of Judaism: The History of Jewish Philosophy From Biblical Times to Franz Rosenzweig. Schocken.score: 585.0
     
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  4. Aviezer Ravitzky (1996). History and Faith: Studies in Jewish Philosophy. J.C. Gieben.score: 579.0
     
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  5. Colette Sirat (1990). A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages. Editions De La Maison des Sciences De L'Homme.score: 513.0
    This book surveys the vast body of medieval Jewish philosophy, devoting ample discussion to major figures such as Saadiah Gaon, Maimonides, Abraham Ibn Ezra, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daoud, and Gersonides, as well as presenting the ancillary texts of lesser known authors. Sirat quotes little-known texts, providing commentary and situating them within their historical and philosophical contexts. A comprehensive bibliography directs the reader to the texts themselves and to recent studies.
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  6. Isaac Husik (2002). A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy. Dover Publications.score: 498.0
    In this enlightening study, a noted scholar elucidates the distinguishing characteristics of the works of several Jewish thinkers of the Middle Ages. In addition to summaries of the main arguments and teachings of Moses Maimonides, Isaac Israeli, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daud, Hillel ben Samuel, Levi ben Gerson, Joseph Albo, and many others, the author offers insightful analyses and commentary. Of particular value to beginners, this volume is also an ever-relevant resource for many issues of scholarly debate.
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  7. Eliezer Schweid (2011). A History of Modern Jewish Religious Philosophy. Brill.score: 477.0
     
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  8. Jean Axelrad Cahan (2011). The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy: From Antiquity Through the Seventeenth Century (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 49 (2):251-252.score: 459.0
    Although much has been said about the decline of the printed word, this would be hard to claim for the discipline of philosophy. Recent years have seen a proliferation of dictionaries, anthologies, "companions," and histories. Though varying in format, they are all intended to give readers—scholars, students, and philosophically-inclined members of the public—both a general overview of certain periods and fields, and a sophisticated, up-to-date discussion of standard topics and problems. While this might all seem too much of a good (...)
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  9. Irene Kajon (2006). Contemporary Jewish Philosophy: An Introduction. Routledge.score: 447.0
    Contemporary Jewish Philosophy offers a comprehensive survey of Jewish philosophy in the twentieth century. At the same time, it gives an appraisal of the meaning of this philosophy within the context of the history of philosophy. Jewish philosophers who are introduced are the most important in this age: Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, Emmanuel Le;vinas. The problems which are emphasized are the crisis of humanism and the quest for new thinking. This book provides (...)
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  10. Daniel H. Frank (2002). Prophecy: The History of an Idea in Medieval Jewish Philosophy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 40 (4):541-541.score: 441.0
  11. Kenneth Reinhard (2005). Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (3):370-371.score: 441.0
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  12. John Inglis (1998). History of Jewish Philosophy (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 36 (2):316-318.score: 441.0
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  13. Gil Anidjar (2002). "Our Place in Al-Andalus": Kabbalah, Philosophy, Literature in Arab Jewish Letters. Stanford University Press.score: 435.0
    The year 1492 is only the last in a series of “ends” that inform the representation of medieval Spain in modern Jewish historical and literary discourses. These ends simultaneously mirror the traumas of history and shed light on the discursive process by which hermetic boundaries are set between periods, communities, and texts. This book addresses the representation of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries as the end of al-Andalus (Islamic Spain). Here, the end works to locate and separate Muslim (...)
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  14. Daniel H. Frank & Oliver Leaman (eds.) (2003). The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Jewish Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 435.0
    From the ninth to the fifteenth centuries Jewish thinkers living in Islamic and Christian lands philosophized about Judaism. Influenced first by Islamic theological speculation and the great philosophers of classical antiquity, and then in the late medieval period by Christian Scholasticism, Jewish philosophers and scientists reflected on the nature of language about God, the scope and limits of human understanding, the eternity or createdness of the world, prophecy and divine providence, the possibility of human freedom, and the relationship (...)
     
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  15. Giuseppe Veltri (2009). Renaissance Philosophy in Jewish Garb: Foundations and Challenges in Judaism on the Eve of Modernity. Brill.score: 423.0
    Introduction: in search of a Jewish renaissance -- Jewish philosophy: humanist roots of a contradiction in terms -- The prophetic-poetic dimension of philosophy: the ars poetica and Immanuel of Rome -- Leone Ebreo's concept of Jewish philosophy -- Conceptions of history: Azariah de Rossi -- Scientific thought and the exegetical mind, with an essay on the life and works of Rabbi Judah Loew -- Mathematical and biblical exegesis: Jewish sources of Athanasius Kircher's musical theory -- (...)
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  16. Jerome Gellman (2011). The Cambridge History of Jewish Philosophy, From Antiquity Through the Seventeenth Century. Faith and Philosophy 28 (3):354-359.score: 414.0
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  17. Ralph Blumenau (2005). History of Jewish Philosophy. Philosophy Now 51:46-47.score: 414.0
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  18. Don Habibi (1987). A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages. History of European Ideas 8 (2):243-243.score: 414.0
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  19. Menachem Kellner (1989). A History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages. International Studies in Philosophy 21 (3):149-150.score: 414.0
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  20. R. Popkin (1988). Millenarianism in England, Holland and America: Jewish-Christian Relations in Amsterdam, London and Newport, Rhode Island in Philosophy, History and Social Action. Essays in Honor of Lewis Feuer. Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 107:349-371.score: 414.0
     
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  21. M. Joseph Costelloe (1969). Philosophies of Judaism: The History of Jewish Philosophy From Biblical Times to Franz Rosenzweig. By Julius Guttmann. Trans. David W. Silverman, with Introd. By R. J. Werblowski. [REVIEW] Modern Schoolman 46 (4):382-382.score: 405.0
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  22. Le Frizzell (1984). History and Philosophy of Jewish Education-a Bibliographical Essay. Journal of Dharma 9 (4):336-347.score: 405.0
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  23. Gregory Kaplan (2007). Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy – Martin Kavka. Modern Theology 23 (1):128-130.score: 405.0
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  24. T. M. Rudavsky (2003). Howard Kreisel, Prophecy: The History of an Idea in Medieval Jewish Philosophy. (Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Thought, 8.) Dordrecht, Boston, and London: Kluwer, 2001. Pp. Xi, 669; 1 Chart. $200. [REVIEW] Speculum 78 (3):928-930.score: 405.0
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  25. Charles Selengut (ed.) (2001). Jewish-Muslim Encounters: History, Philosophy, and Culture. Paragon House.score: 405.0
     
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  26. Robert Eisen (2004). The Book of Job in Medieval Jewish Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 390.0
    Medieval Jewish philosophers have been studied extensively by modern scholars, but even though their philosophical thinking was often shaped by their interpretation of the Bible, relatively little attention has been paid to them as biblical interpreters. In this study, Robert Eisen breaks new ground by analyzing how six medieval Jewish philosophers approached the Book of Job. These thinkers covered are Saadiah Gaon, Moses Maimonides, Samuel ibn Tibbon, Zerahiah Hen, Gersonides, and Simon ben Zemah Duran. Eisen explores each philosopher's (...)
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  27. Herbert A. Davidson (1987). Proofs for Eternity, Creation, and the Existence of God in Medieval Islamic and Jewish Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 390.0
    The central debate of natural theology among medieval Muslims and Jews concerned whether or not the world was eternal. Opinions divided sharply on this issue because the outcome bore directly on God's relationship with the world: eternity implies a deity bereft of will, while a world with a beginning leads to the contrasting picture of a deity possessed of will. In this exhaustive study of medieval Islamic and Jewish arguments for eternity, creation, and the existence of God, Herbert Davidson (...)
     
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  28. Michael A. Shmidman & Bernard Lander (eds.) (2007). Turim: Studies in Jewish History and Literature: Presented to Dr. Bernard Lander. Distributed by Ktav Pub..score: 384.0
    The Circumcision Controversy in Classical Reform in Historical Context Judith Bleich Toward the close of the nineteenth century, a gathering of rabbinic ...
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  29. Isadore Twersky (ed.) (1979). Studies in Medieval Jewish History and Literature. Harvard University Press.score: 384.0
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  30. Michael A. Shmidman & Bernard Lander (eds.) (2007). Turim: Studies in Jewish History and Literature: Presented to Dr. Distributed by Ktav Pub..score: 384.0
     
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  31. Willi Goetschel (2013). The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought. Fordham University Press.score: 378.0
    Exploring the subject of Jewish philosophy as a controversial construction site of the project of modernity, this book examines the implications of the different and often conflicting notions that drive the debate on the question of what ...
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  32. Michael L. Morgan & Peter Eli Gordon (eds.) (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy. Cambrige University Press.score: 378.0
    Modern Jewish philosophy emerged in the seventeenth century, with the impact of the new science and modern philosophy on thinkers who were reflecting upon the nature of Judaism and Jewish life. This collection of new essays examines the work of several of the most important of these figures, from the seventeenth to the late-twentieth centuries, and addresses themes central to the tradition of modern Jewish philosophy: language and revelation, autonomy and authority, the problem of evil, messianism, the (...)
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  33. Yotam Hotam (2012). Modern Gnosis and Zionism: The Crisis of Culture, Life Philosophy and Jewish National Thought. Routledge.score: 378.0
    Germany, the crisis of culture and secular theology -- Life philosophy or modern gnosis -- Modern Jewish gnosis -- Modern gnosis and Zionist thought.
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  34. Michael D. Oppenheim (2009). Encounters of Consequence: Jewish Philosophy in the Twentieth Century and Beyond. Academic Studies Press.score: 378.0
    Some underlying issues of modern Jewish philosophy -- Does Judaism have universal significance? -- Death and the fear of death in Franz Rosenzweig's The star of redemption -- The Halevi book -- Into life : Rosenzweig's essays on God, man and the world -- The meaning of Hasidism : Martin Buber and Gershom Scholem -- Autobiography and the becoming of the self : Martin Buber and Joseph Campbell -- Franz Rosenzweig and Emmanuel Levinas : a midrash or thought-experiment -- (...)
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  35. Raphael Jospe (2009). Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages. Academic Studies Press.score: 363.0
    The book includes a dictionary of selected philosophic terms, and discusses the Greek and Arabic schools of thought that influenced the Jewish thinkers and to ...
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  36. Joseph L. Blau (1962/1971). The Story of Jewish Philosophy. New York,Ktav Pub. House.score: 360.0
     
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  37. Norbert Max Samuelson (2003). Jewish Philosophy: An Historical Introduction. Continuum.score: 360.0
  38. Alexander Altmann (1981). Essays in Jewish Intellectual History. Published for Brandeis University Press by University Press of New England.score: 354.0
     
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  39. Israel Efros (1964). Ancient Jewish Philosophy. Detroit, Wayne State University Press.score: 354.0
     
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  40. Alan Mittleman (2012). A Short History of Jewish Ethics: Conduct and Character in the Context of Covenant. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 351.0
    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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  41. Gregg Stern (2009). Philosophy and Rabbinic Culture: Jewish Interpretation and Controversy in Medieval Languedoc. Routledge.score: 351.0
    Jewish learning and thought in Languedoc -- 1250-1300: implications of original philosophic work and the diffusion of philosophic learning in Languedoc -- 1250-1300: Jewish contacts with Christian intellectuals and Jewish thought regarding Christianity -- Meiri's transformation of Talmud study: philosophic spirituality in a halakhic key -- 1300: on the eve of the controversy -- 1300-1304: knowledge and authority in dispute -- 1304-1306: the controversy peaks -- The effects of the expulsion: Jewish philosophic culture in Roussillon and (...)
     
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  42. Daniel Rynhold (2005). Two Models of Jewish Philosophy: Justifying One's Practices. Oxford University Press.score: 345.0
    The question of how to justify our practices is central in both general and Jewish philosophy. In this book Daniel Rynhold critiques abstract approaches to justifying Jewish practice from the history of Jewish philosophy. Instead, he suggests a more practical model for justifying practices that he terms the Priority of Practice approach, illustrating thereby how Jewish philosophy can make a genuine contribution to general philosophical debates.
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  43. Oliver Leaman (1995). Evil and Suffering in Jewish Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 345.0
    The problems of evil and suffering have been extensively discussed in Jewish philosophy, and much of the discussion has centred on the Book of Job. In this study Oliver Leaman poses two questions: how can a powerful and caring deity allow terrible things to happen to obviously innocent people, and why have the Jewish people been so harshly treated throughout history, given their status as the chosen people? He explores these issues through an analysis of the views (...)
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  44. Michah Gottlieb (2013). Faith, Reason, Politics: Essays on the History of Jewish Thought. Eurospan [Distributor].score: 342.0
     
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  45. Seyyed Hossein Nasr & Oliver Leaman (eds.) (1996). History of Islamic Philosophy. Routledge.score: 279.0
    Islamic Philosophy has often been treated as mainly of historical interest, belonging to the history of ideas rather than to philosophy. This is volume challenges this belief. The Routledge History of Philosophy is made up entirely of essays by a distinguished list of writers. They provide detailed discussions of the most important thinkers and the key concepts in Islamic philosophy, from earliest times to the present day. Fifty authors from over sixteen countries have contributed to this volume. Each (...)
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  46. Job Y. Jindo (2012). Recontextualizing Kaufmann: His Empirical Conception of the Bible and Its Significance in Jewish Intellectual History. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 19 (2):95-129.score: 270.0
    Abstract This essay revisits the significance of Kaufmann's Toledot ha-emunah ha-yisre'elit in Jewish intellectual history, as its reception has hitherto been somewhat reductive. His work is generally viewed as an anti-Christian (anti-Wellhausen) polemic with a Zionist agenda that sought to glorify the formative period of his people. A closer look at his intellectual background, as well as his theoretical framework, leads us to a different understanding of his work in general and of its alleged nationalistic features in particular. (...)
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  47. Emil L. Fackenheim (1970/1997). God's Presence in History: Jewish Affirmations and Philosophical Reflections. J. Aronson.score: 264.0
     
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  48. James T. Robinson (ed.) (2009). The Cultures of Maimonideanism: New Approaches to the History of Jewish Thought. Brill.score: 261.0
    Drawing on the tools of social, cultural and intellectual history, and using Maimonideanism as the interpretative lens, this volume offers a fresh approach to ...
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  49. Haggai Ben-Shammai (1997). Kalam in Medieval Jewish Philosophy. In Daniel H. Frank & Oliver Leaman (eds.), History of Jewish Philosophy. Routledge. 2--115.score: 261.0
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