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Author Rynhold, Daniel.

Title Two models of Jewish philosophy : justifying one's practices / Daniel Rynhold
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005


Description 1 online resource (262 pages)
Contents Abbreviations of frequently cited primary sources; Introduction; 1. Rationalizing the Commandments I: The Maimonidean Method; 2. Rationalizing the Commandments II: The Soloveitchikian Method; 3. The Priority of Theory; 4. Problems with Principles; 5. The Priority of Practice; 6. The Spectre of Relativism; 7. Conclusion: The Practice of Jewish Philosophy; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Summary In this book, Daniel Rynhold critiques abstract approaches to justifying Jewish practice from the history of Jewish philosophy. Suggesting a more practical model for justifying practices that he terms the 'Priority of Practice' approach, he illustrates how Jewish philosophy can make a contribution to philosophical debates
Notes Title from title screen (viewed 8 June 2005)
Originally published in print: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov, 1903-1993
Maimonides, Moses, 1135-1204.
Soloveitchik, Joseph Dov, 1903-1993
Commandments (Judaism)
Jewish philosophy.
PHILOSOPHY -- Eastern.
Commandments (Judaism)
Jewish philosophy.
Joodse filosofie.
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press
ISBN 019927486X