PHI 242 PHILOSOPHY OF THE HEBREW BIBLE
The Hebrew Bible is many things, but is it a work of philosophy? To answer this question, students will examine philosophical themes contained in and inspired by the text, including issues of ethics, politics, law, logic, metaphysics, and epistemology. Readings include the Hebrew Bible and its classic commentators, and philosophers such as Philo, Maimonides, Gersonides, Spinoza, Mendelssohn, and Soloveitchik.
Enrollment limited to 28 students.
A6, MOIB, MOIE, W