The Jewish Philosophy Reader is the first comprehensive anthology of classic writings on Jewish philosophy from the Bible to the present. Complementing the History of Jewish Philosophy (Routledge, 1997), the Reader is divided into four parts: Foundations and First Principles Medieval and Renaissance Jewish Philosophy Modern Jewish Thought Contemporary Jewish philosophy Each section is clearly introduced by the editors and includes writings from the leading figures of Jewish thought. Major thinkers featured include: Baeck Bergman Borowitz Buber Cohen Curley Fledman Frankel Geiger Goodman Haberman Hartman Heschel Hess Israeli Kellner Kook Leaman Lesser Levinas Maimonides Maybaum Mayer Morgan Novak Plasknow Plaut Ravven Rosenzweig Schatz Scholem Seekin Spinoza Stroumsa Wolf and Zunz Ideal for introductory courses in Jewish studies and Jewish thought, The Jewish Philosophy Reader provides a thorough introduction to, and collection of, the leading writers and commentaries on the subject. It will be essential reading for both students and scholars of Jewish thought.
Dan Frank is Professor of Philosophy, University of Kentucky, Oliver Leaman is Lecturer in Philosophy at Liverpool John Moores University and Charles Manekin is Professor of Philosophy, University of Maryland.