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Author Schwartz, Dov.

Title From phenomenology to existentialism : the philosophy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik / by Dov Schwartz ; translated by Batya Stein
Published Leiden : Brill, <2013>-


Description 1 online resource
Series Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy, 1873-9008 ; volume 19
Contents Preliminary Material / Dov Schwartz and Batya Stein -- Chapter One Reason and Its Limitations -- Chapter Two The Concept of Revelation in And from There You Shall Seek -- Chapter Three Consciousness of the Deity (1): Mercy and Justice -- Chapter Four Consciousness of the Deity (2): Tzimtzum -- Chapter Five Consciousness of the Deity (3): Cognition -- Chapter Six The Conscious Mechanism of Conjunction (1): Intellect and Matter -- Chapter Seven The Conscious Mechanism of Conjunction (2): Prophecy and Tradition -- Chapter Eight The Negation of Metaphysics: "Kol Dodi Dofek" and the Zionist Homilies -- Chapter Nine Finitude and Suffering: Out of the Whirlwind -- Chapter Ten Between Subject and Object: Essays on Family Relationships -- Chapter Eleven Dialogue and Faith: The Lonely Man of Faith -- Epilogue -- Bibliography / Dov Schwartz and Batya Stein -- Subject Index / Dov Schwartz and Batya Stein -- Names Index / Dov Schwartz and Batya Stein
Summary Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik¿́¿s philosophy plays a significant role in twentieth century Jewish thought. This book focuses on the first and the second stages of Soloveitchik¿́¿s philosophy (1945-1965), through a systematic and detailed discussion of some of his essays, including "From There You Shall Seek" and "The Lonely Man of Faith". Schwartz analyzes these essays according to this thesis: in the mid 40s Soloveitchik used the phenomenology of religion to express his views, while in the 50s he added the existential theory
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov -- Teachings
Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov. Ish ha-halakhah, galui ṿe-nistar
Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov, 1903-1993
Ish ha-halakhah, galui ṿe-nistar (Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov)
Jewish philosophy.
Jewish law -- Philosophy
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Jewish law -- Philosophy.
Jewish philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Stein, Batya, translator
ISBN 9004243348
Other Titles Haguto ha-filosofit shel ha-Rav Solovaits'iḳ. English