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.
Based on author's thesis (doctoral -New York University, 2014) issued under title: Radical subjectivity : law and self-knowledge in the Babylonian Tlmud.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
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.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 27, 2018).