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By Alan T. Levenson

Highlighting famous Jewish thinkers from a truly vast spectrum of opinion, the writer addresses more than a few matters, together with: What makes a philosopher Jewish? What makes smooth Jewish suggestion smooth? How have secular Jews built-in Jewish conventional suggestion with agnosticism? What do Orthodox thinkers need to educate non-Orthodox Jews and vice versa? every one bankruptcy encompasses a brief, judiciously selected choice from the given writer, in addition to inquiries to advisor the reader throughout the fabric. brief biographical essays on the finish of every bankruptcy provide the reader strategies for additional readings and supply the low-down on which books are well worth the reader's whereas. creation to fashionable Jewish Thinkers represents a decade of the author's adventure educating scholars starting from undergraduate age to their seventies. this can be a fantastic textbook for undergraduate classes.

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