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Philosophers honor Lenn Goodman’s research in new book

Apr. 19, 2015—Longtime colleagues of Philosophy professor Lenn Goodman have edited a new book about his highly regarded research.

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Modern Jewish Thought (JS2300)

Jan. 12, 2015—Catalog Description: Jewish intellectual responses to major transformations of modernity. Impact of secularization, universalism, pluralism, nationalism, and gender theories on Jewish thought and identity. Conflicting perspectives of tradition, education, culture, and religion. Relationship between Israel and the diaspora. Next Offered:...

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Is God Guilty? The Problem of Evil in Judaism (JS2330)

Jan. 12, 2015—The classic problem of theodicy: If there is a God, how can there be evil in the world? Jewish approaches to the question, from the Bible to after the Holocaust. Catalog Description: Origin, nature, and representations of evil from Scripture through the...

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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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Goodman honored with volume in Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers

Dec. 8, 2014—The Brill publishing house has devoted a new volume in its Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers to the work of Lenn E. Goodman, Professor of Philosophy and Jewish Studies and Andrew W. Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University....

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Lenn E. Goodman: Judaism, Humanity, and Nature

Nov. 21, 2014—Lenn E. Goodman: Judaism, Humanity, and Nature. Volume 9 in the Library of Contemporary Jewish Philosophers. Edited by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson and Aaron W. Hughes. With an Introduction by Alan Mittleman Jewish Theological Seminary. Brill 2015. From the publisher’s website: “Lenn...

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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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