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By Alan T. Levenson

Highlighting recognized Jewish thinkers from a truly broad spectrum of opinion, the writer addresses a number of matters, together with: What makes a philosopher Jewish? What makes smooth Jewish suggestion glossy? How have secular Jews built-in Jewish conventional notion with agnosticism? What do Orthodox thinkers need to educate non-Orthodox Jews and vice versa? each one bankruptcy encompasses a brief, judiciously selected choice from the given writer, besides inquiries to consultant the reader during the fabric. brief biographical essays on the finish of every bankruptcy supply the reader suggestions for extra readings and supply the low-down on which books are well worth the reader's whereas. advent to fashionable Jewish Thinkers represents a decade of the author's adventure educating scholars starting from undergraduate age to their seventies. this can be a terrific textbook for undergraduate classes.

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