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Author Schwartz, Dov.

Title Religion or halakha : the philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik. Volume One / by Dov Schwartz ; translated by Batya Stein
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007


Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy, 1873-9008 ; v. 1
Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy ; v. 1.
Contents The opening of Halakhic man : a covert dialogue with homo religiosus -- Homo religiosus: between religion and cognition -- The first paradigm of homo religiosus : Maimonides -- The second paradigm of homo religiosus : Kant -- Halakhic man as cognitive man -- The negation of metaphysics and of the messianic idea -- Mysticism, Kabbalah, and Hasidism -- Halakhic cognition and the norm -- Halakhic man's personality structure -- Religiosity after cognition : all-inclusive consciousness -- Myth as metaphor : halakhic man as a creator of worlds -- Change or interpretation: repentance as creativity -- On providence and prophecy -- Halakhic man after twenty years : what has changed?
Summary Joseph B Soloveitchik's philosophy plays a significant role in twentieth century Jewish thought. This book focuses on the first stages of Soloveitchik's philosophy, through a systematic and detailed discussion of his essay 'Halakhic Man'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-363) and indexes
Notes Print version record
SUBJECT Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov, 1903-1993 -- Teachings
Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov, 1903-1993. Ish ha-halakhah, galui ṿe-nistar
Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov, 1903-1993 fast
Ish ha-halakhah, galui ṿe-nistar (Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov) fast
Subject Jewish philosophy.
Jewish law -- Philosophy
RELIGION -- Judaism -- Sacred Writings.
Jewish law -- Philosophy
Jewish philosophy
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047419990
Other Titles Haguto ha-filosofit shel ha-Rav Soloveits'iḳ. English