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Author Libson, Ayelet Hoffmann, 1979- author.

Title Law and self-knowledge in the Talmud / Ayelet Hoffmann Libson, Harvard Law School, Massachusetts
Published Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2018


Description 1 online resource (ix, 217 pages)
Contents The inward turn in rabbinic literature -- Knowledge of the body : the case of sensation -- Asserting the needs of the body -- Between body and mind : the suffering self -- Self-knowledge and a wife's autonomy -- Conclusion
Summary Highlights the emergence of self-knowledge in rabbinic literature, showing how Babylonian rabbis relied on knowledge accessible only to the individual to determine the law
Notes Based on the author's thesis (doctoral -New York University, 2014) issued under title: Radical subjectivity : law and self-knowledge in the Babylonian Tlmud
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Description based on print version record
SUBJECT Talmud -- Psychology.
Talmud fast
Subject Jewish law -- Psychological aspects
Self-knowledge, Theory of.
RELIGION -- Judaism -- General.
Jewish law -- Psychological aspects
Self-knowledge, Theory of
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781108655972