PHI 271 JEWISH PHILOSOPHY
A historical survey of Jewish thought, from ancient times through the 20th century. Jewish perspectives on metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, theology; on particularly Jewish questions (such as prophecy, redemption, and mitzvot); and on how (or whether) ancient wisdom can be adapted to modern times while remaining true to itself. Figures studied include Philo, Maimonides, Spinoza, Mendelssohn, and Soloveitchik.
Cross Listed Courses
This is the same course as JS 271
One course in philosophy or permission of the instructor.
Enrollment limited to 28 students.
A6, MOIB, MOIE, W