Religion or Halakha : The Philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.Series: Supplements to the Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy SerPublisher: Boston : BRILL, 2007Copyright date: ©2007Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (384 pages)Content type:
- online resource
- BM755.S6144S3813eb v
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Introduction -- Chapter One The Opening of Halakhic Man: A Covert Dialogue with Homo Religiosus -- Chapter Two Homo Religiosus: Between Religion and Cognition -- Chapter Three The First Paradigm of Homo Religiosus: Maimonides -- Chapter Four The Second Paradigm of Homo Religiosus: Kant -- Chapter Five Halakhic Man as Cognitive Man -- Chapter Six The Negation of Metaphysics and of the Messianic Idea -- Chapter Seven Mysticism, Kabbalah, and Hasidism -- Chapter Eight Halakhic Cognition and the Norm -- Chapter Nine Halakhic Man's Personality Structure -- Chapter Ten Religiosity After Cognition: All-Inclusive Consciousness -- Chapter Eleven Myth as Metaphor: Halakhic Man as a Creator of Worlds -- Chapter Twelve Change or Interpretation: Repentance as Creativity -- Chapter Thirteen On Providence and Prophecy -- Chapter Fourteen Halakhic Man after Twenty Years: What Has Changed? -- Summing Up Halakhic Man in the Context of its Times -- Selected References -- Index.
This book focuses on the first stages of Soloveitchik's philosophy, through a systematic and detailed discussion of his essay Halakhic Man. Schwartz successfully exposes hidden layers in Halakhic Man, which may not be immediately evident.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.