Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

This popular Key Guide provides an overview of the broader intellectual currents of Jewish philosophy. It includes a chronological table and maps.

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134799993

Page: 152

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This popular Key Guide provides an overview of the broader intellectual currents of Jewish philosophy. It includes a chronological table and maps.

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

These vast repositories of material provide a wealth of information about key thinkers in the history of the Jewish faith. Nonetheless, very often students ...

Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135983739

Page: 224

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Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers is a panoramic survey of over 2,000 years of Jewish thought, religious and secular, ancient and modern. Now in its second edition, this essential reference guide contains new introductions to the lives and works of such thinkers as: Hannah Arendt, Immanuel Levinas, Judith Plaskow, Sigmund Freud, and Walter Benjamin. Also including fully updated guides to further reading on figures from the middle ages through to the twenty-first century, historical maps and a chronology placing the thinkers in context, this is an essential and affordable one-volume reference to a rich and complex tradition.

Judaism

This all-encompassing textbook is an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism, written by a scholar and rabbi who is also an experienced university teacher.

Judaism

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group

ISBN: 9786610108336

Page: 583

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This all-encompassing textbook is an unrivalled guide to the history, belief and practice of Judaism, written by a scholar and rabbi who is also an experienced university teacher.

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide.

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Holocaust and Genocide

Author: Paul R. Bartrop

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136931384

Page: 336

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This unique volume critically discusses the works of fifty of the most influential scholars involved in the study of the Holocaust and genocide. Studying each scholar’s background and influences, the authors examine the ways in which their major works have been received by critics and supporters, and analyse each thinker’s contributions to the field. Key figures discussed range from historians and philosophers, to theologians, anthropologists, art historians and sociologists, including: Hannah Arendt Christopher Browning Primo Levi Raphael Lemkin Jacques Sémelin Saul Friedländer Samantha Power Hans Mommsen Emil Fackenheim Helen Fein Adam Jones Ben Kiernan. A thoughtful collection of groundbreaking thinkers, this book is an ideal resource for academics, students, and all those interested in both the emerging and rapidly evolving field of Genocide Studies and the established field of Holocaust Studies.

The Dictionary of Jewish Biography

Each entry is followed by a short bibliography. The book includes an extended Introduction, which explains the criteria for inclusion, and outlines the history of Israel and the Jewish diaspora.

The Dictionary of Jewish Biography

Author: Dan Cohn-Sherbok

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN:

Page: 308

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From Abraham to Saul Bellow, from Moses Maimonides to Woody Allen, from the Baal Shem Tov to Albert Einstein, this comprehensive dictionary of Jewish biographies provides a first point of entry into the fascinating richness of the Jewish heritage. Compiled with the assistance of a distinguished group of scholars, theDictionary of Jewish Biographyprovides a rapid reference to the biographies of almost 4000 Jewish men and women who, over the past four millennia, have contributed to the life, history, and study of Judaism in all its facets. Those profiled represent every walk of life and every area of accomplishment. Included are rabbinic scholars, key religious figures, spiritual leaders, founders of modern movements, major writers, Enlightenment figures, novelists, journalists, scientists, mystics, Israeli politicians, musicians, actors and actresses, film stars, famous rabbis, distinguished cantors, biblical figures, economists, architects, athletes, and radicals and heretics. Each entry is followed by a short bibliography. The book includes an extended Introduction, which explains the criteria for inclusion, and outlines the history of Israel and the Jewish diaspora. This dictionary will prove essential for general readers interested in the evolution of Judaism from ancient times to the present day, a perfect study aid for students and teachers. This panoramic bibliographic survey provides a unique guide to the leading figures of the past and present.

Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

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Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

Author: Gillian Rosemary Evans

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415236638

Page: 183

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Focusing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500, this book is an accessible guide to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central to the medieval worldview.

Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology

While he was initially sympathetic to some of the ideas of the Nazis, he was horrified by their brutality and particularly by the genocide of Jews.

Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology

Author: Noel Sheehy

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415167752

Page: 275

View: 706

Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought and work of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology. It features accessibly written and fully cross-referenced entries on such figures as: Sigmund Freud, Noam Chomsky, Carl Jung, Ivan Pavlov, Jean Piaget, Anne Anastasi, Konrad Lorenz, Hans Eysenck and William James. This fascinating and informative guide is an invaluable resource for those studying, working in, or who simply want to find out more about psychology.

Fifty Key Figures in Management

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Fifty Key Figures in Management

Author: Centre for Leadership Studies University of Exeter Business School Morgen Witzel

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415369770

Page: 319

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Provides an understanding of the core elements of mangagement by profiling the lives and work of fifty important business figures, including Bill Gates, J.P. Morgan, and Jack Welch.

Fifty Key Classical Authors

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Fifty Key Classical Authors

Author: Fellow and Tutor in Classics Rhiannon Ash

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134709773

Page: 448

View: 309

A chronological guide to influential Greek and Roman writers, Fifty Key Classical Authors is an invaluable introduction to the literature, philosophy and history of the ancient world. Including essays on Sappho, Polybius and Lucan, as well as on major figures such as Homer, Plato, Catullus and Cicero, this book is a vital tool for all students of classical civilization.

Fifty Key Figures in Islam

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Fifty Key Figures in Islam

Author: Roy Jackson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134257228

Page: 264

View: 103

The perfect resource for those wishing to learn more about the Muslim culture, its people and its teachings, Fifty Key Figures in Islam explores the lives and thoughts of fifty influential individuals in Islam and surveys a heritage that spans 1,500 years. Covering key figures such as the Prophet Muhammad, Suleiman 'the Magnificent' and El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X), the entry for each figure includes: biographical details a presentation and analysis of their main ideas an account of their impact and influence within and, if appropriate, beyond the Islamic tradition list of major works and additional reading. Fully cross-referenced for ease of use, this clearly presented work is ideal for those interested in or studying the area, and could not have come at a more fascinating time in history for Islam.

Fifty Major Political Thinkers

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Fifty Major Political Thinkers

Author: Ian Adams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134586361

Page: 272

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Fifty Major Political Thinkers introduces the lives and ideas of some of the most influential figures in Western political thought, from ancient Greece to the present day. The entries provide a fascinating introduction to the major figures and schools of thought that have shaped contemporary politics, including: Aristotle Simone de Beauvoir Michel Foucault Mohandas Gandhi Jurgen Habermas Machiavelli Karl Marx Thomas Paine Jean-Jacques Rousseau Mary Wollstonecraft. Fully cross-referenced and including a glossary of theoretical terms, this wide-ranging and accessible book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the evolution and history of contemporary political thought.

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

Rout/edge Key Guides are accessible. informative and lucid handbooks. which ... Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John L.echte Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan ...

Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education

Author: Liora Bresler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134592582

Page: 320

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Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education looks at fifty of the twentieth century's most significant contributors to the debate on education. Among those included are: * Pierre Bourdieu * Elliot Eisner * Hans J. Eysenck * Michel Focault * Henry Giroux * Jurgen Habermas * Susan Isaacs * A.S. Neill * Herbert Read * Simone Weill. Together with Fifty Major Thinkers on Education this book provides a unique history of educational thinking. Each essay gives key biographical information, an outline of the individual's principal achievements and activities, an assessment of his or her impact and influence and a list of their major writings and suggested further reading.

Gurdjieff The Key Concepts

... Ash Fifty Key Contemporary Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth-Century British Politics Keith Laybourn Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan ...

Gurdjieff  The Key Concepts

Author: Sophia Wellbeloved

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135132496

Page: 304

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This unique book offers clear definitions of Gurdjieff's teaching terms, placing him within the political, geographic and cultural context of his time. Entries look at diverse aspects of his Work, including: * possible sources in religious, Theosophical, occult, esoteric and literary traditions * the integral relationships between different aspects of the teaching * its internal contradictions and subversive aspects * the derivation of Gurdjieff's cosmological laws and Ennegram * the passive form of "New Work" teaching introduced by Jeanne de Salzmann.

Popular Music The Key Concepts

... and RhiannonAsh Fifty Key Contempory Thinkers John Lechte Fifty Key Figures in Twentieth Century Politics Keith Laybourn Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan ...

Popular Music  The Key Concepts

Author: Roy Shuker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134453701

Page: 344

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The new edition of Popular Music: The Key Concepts presents a comprehensive A-Z glossary of the main terms and concepts used in the study of popular music.

Sport and Exercise Psychology The Key Concepts

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Sport and Exercise Psychology  The Key Concepts

Author: Ellis Cashmore

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113452630X

Page: 320

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Psychology is an integral element of sport today, from the applied techniques of coaches and athletes, to the socio-psychological behaviour of sport fans. Sport and Exercise Psychology: The Key Concepts offers an introductory guide to the vocabulary of sport psychology, to its central theories and most important avenues of research, and to its application in sports performance. Modern and historical illustrations are used throughout the text, while an extensive bibliography and index ensure that the book is an indispensable research tool for any student of sport psychology.

Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion

This work provided him with the most complete database on Jewish mysticism that then existed, and his publication of critical essays and reviews began to ...

Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion

Author: Gary Kessler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136662413

Page: 256

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Fifty Key Thinkers on Religion is an accessible guide to the most important and widely studied theorists on religion of the last 300 years. Arranged chronologically, the book explores the lives, works and ideas of key writers across a truly interdisciplinary range, from sociologists to psychologists. Thinkers covered include: Friedrich Nietzsche James Frazer Sigmund Freud Emile Durkheim Ludwig Wittgenstein Mary Douglas Talal Asad Søren Kierkegaard Providing an indispensable one volume map of our understanding of religion in the west, the book is fully cross-referenced throughout and provides authoritative guides to important primary and secondary texts for students wishing to take their studies further.

Sport Psychology

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Sport Psychology

Author: Ellis Cashmore

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415253222

Page: 304

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Sport psychology is no longer just an academic subject, it is a discipline studied and applied by all those associated with sport, whether athletes, coaches, journalists or fans. This text concerns key topics in the field of sport psychology.

Fifty Key Christian Thinkers

The bold Anti-Judaist was the disciple of a Jewish thinker, Paul, and the origin of Marcion's antinomianism may ultimately be found in the prophets.

Fifty Key Christian Thinkers

Author: Peter McEnhill

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134698356

Page: 320

View: 498

Fifty Key Christian Thinkers provides both valuable information and stimulating debate on the lives and work of fifty of the most important Christian theologians. This guide provides an overview of Christian theology from the emergence of the faith 2000 years ago to the present day. Among the figures profiled in this accessible guide are: * St Paul * Barth * Aquinas * Boethius * Niebuhr * Calvin * Luther * Feuerbach * Kierkegaard * Origen

Sport and Physical Education

The Key Concepts Timothy John Lindsay Chandler, Mike Cronin, Wray Vamplew ... Laybourn Fifty Key Jewish Thinkers Dan Cohn-Sherbok Fifty Key Thinkers on the ...

Sport and Physical Education

Author: Timothy John Lindsay Chandler

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415231426

Page: 252

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Deals with all the aspects of the application of column and mass stabilisation. It provides a description of the best practice, mainly based on the experiences at seven test sites of the European project EuroSoilStab.

Communication Cultural and Media Studies The Key Concepts

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Communication  Cultural and Media Studies  The Key Concepts

Author: John Hartley

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134492065

Page: 288

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This is the third edition of an up-to-date, multi-disciplinary glossary of the concepts you are most likely to encounter in the study of communication, culture and media, with new entries and coverage of recent developments.