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Jewish Philosophy after Auschwitz (JS2340)

Jan. 11, 2015—Critical responses to social and political institutions and the corresponding modes of thought that made Auschwitz possible and continue to sustain the barbarism that many leading philosophers have identified at the heart of culture. Next Offered: AXLE Category: Writing Course: Also...

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Alternative Modernities (JS3890 Special Topics)

Jan. 6, 2015—  Special Topics Course: Is justice an obligation to the future or a debt to the past? Does progress demand that humanity unite as one or cultivate its diversity? How have modern secularized Christian and Jewish traditions approached these questions?...

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Idit Dobbs-Weinstein

Jul. 24, 2013—Associate Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Studies B.A., M.A. (York [Canada] 1981, 1982) M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto 1983, 1987) 615.322.2265 111 Furman Hall Idit Dobbs-Weinstein is a philosopher with a special interest in Maimonides, Spinoza, Benjamin, and Adorno. She has...

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Maimonides and His Heritage

Aug. 10, 2008—Edited by Idit Dobbs-Weinstein, Lenn E. Goodman, and James Allen Grady. (SUNY Press, 2008). This volume celebrates the depth and breadth of Jewish philosopher Moses Maimonides’ (1138–1204) achievements. The essays gathered here explore the rich diversity of a heritage that extends over eight hundred years.

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