RELI 567 - Jewish Philosophy: Great Thinkers And Themes In Jewish Thought

Description
An introduction to the main figures and themes in Jewish philosophy. Topics to be discussed include reason vs faith and prophetic revelation; Israel’s chosenness vs human universalism; creation vs eternity; divine providence and necessity vs free will; evil, justice, and divine omnipotence; prayer, contemplation, and divine and human perfection. Graduate students are required to write a research paper (25-30 pp.) and to prepare and lead at least one class.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019, Spring 2018
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
15
Avg. Sections
1