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PHIL 341 - Jewish Philosophy (4)

An introductory course to both the history and major themes within modern Jewish thought from the early Enlightenment to our contemporary era, the intention of this course is to present an overview of the major thinkers who have shaped Jewish thought as well the major themes within modern Jewish history. The course will specifically focus on the themes of universalism, hope, and redemption within the context of Judaism's encounter with modernity as reflected on by Jewish intellectuals within the Western philosophical tradition.