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Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy. 1873-9008 ; v. 8.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages -270) and index.
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Introduction: In search of a Jewish renaissance Jewish philosophy : humanist roots of a contradiction in terms The prophetic-poetic dimension of philosophy : the ars poetica and Immanuel of Rome Leone Ebreo's concept of Jewish philosophy Conceptions of history : Azariah de' Rossi Scientific thought and the exegetical mind, with an essay on the life and works of Rabbi Judah Loew Mathematical and biblical exegesis : Jewish sources of Athanasius Kircher's musical theory Creating geographical and political utopias : the ten lost tribes and the east Ceremonial law : history of a philosophical-political concept The city and the ghetto : Simone Luzzatto and the development of Jewish political thought Body of conversion and immortality of the soul : Sara Copio Sullam, the "Beautiful Jewess".