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Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy (Jewish Literature and Culture)

by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jewish studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Philosophy,
  • Eastern,
  • Religious,
  • Congresses,
  • Feminist theory,
  • Israel,
  • Philosophy, Jewish,
  • Sex role

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9347078M
    ISBN 100253343968
    ISBN 109780253343963

    The role of women in Judaism is determined by the Hebrew Bible, the Oral Law (the corpus of rabbinic literature), by custom, and by cultural factors. Although the Hebrew Bible and rabbinic literature mention various female role models, religious law treats women differently in various circumstances. Books shelved as women-and-gender-studies: A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, We Should All Be Feminists by C.

    C ontentious debates on the appropriateness of gender studies of the Shoah have become increasingly acrimonious following the publication in of Women in the Holocaust, edited by Dalia Ofer and Lenore J. Weitzman. 1 Perhaps the most vituperative voice is that of Gabriel Schoenfeld who, in his Commentary review, ‘Auschwitz and the Professors’, accused feminist scholars of disseminating Author: S. Lillian Kremer. This can variously be defined as the current number of Ph.D. holders in philosophy, the current number of women teaching philosophy in two- and four- year institutions of higher learning either/both full-time and/or part-time (no one data set exists which measures these), or the current number of living women with publications in philosophy.

    In his book Fatal Love: Spousal Killers, Law, and Punishment in the Late Colonial Spanish Atlantic (Stanford University Press ), Victor Uribe-Urán compares the cases of Spain, and the late-colonial societies of Mexico and Colombia, in a historical moment characterized by corporate patriarchy and enlightened punishment. Women in Philosophy (84) Roxanne Marie Kurtz. Topics in the Philosophy of Gender, Misc (18) Discounted books in this area. Most recent discussion threads: A public reply to referee(s), Jobs in Philosophy of Gender, Race, and Sexuality University of Gothenburg. Post-doc in Economic Ethics.


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Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy (Jewish Literature and Culture) by Hava Tirosh-Samuelson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy is the first systematic attempt to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the perspective of Jewish philosophy. Written by Jewish women who are trained in philosophy, the 13 original essays presented here demonstrate that no analysis of Jewish philosophy (historical or constructive) can be adequate without attention to gender : Paperback.

Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy is the first systematic attempt to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the perspective of Jewish philosophy.

Written by Jewish women who are trained in philosophy, the 13 original essays presented here demonstrate that no analysis of Jewish philosophy (historical or constructive) can be adequate without attention to gender by: 9.

Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy is the first systematic attempt to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the perspective of Jewish philosophy. Written by Jewish women who are trained in philosophy, the 13 original essays presented here demonstrate that no analysis of Jewish philosophy (historical or constructive) can be adequate without attention to gender categories.

Attempts to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the perspective of Jewish philosophy. Written by Jewish women who are trained in philosophy, this Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy book demonstrates that no analysis of Jewish philosophy can be adequate without attention to gender categories.

Women and gender in Jewish philosophy. [Hava Tirosh-Samuelson;] -- This volume is the first systematic attempt to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the perspective of Jewish.

"Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy" is the first systematic attempt to interpret the Jewish philosophical tradition in light of feminist philosophy and to engage feminist philosophy from the.

Tirosh-Samuelson, Hava. Women and Gender in Jewish Philosophy.: Indiana University Press. p Created Date: Z.

the feminine survives ancient and medieval philosophy, Jewish medieval philosophy notwithstanding, under a suppressive stronghold. Despite Dillon’s optimistic conclusion that “Chercher la femme can be a rewarding activity for the Platonic philosopher,”2 even the most well-intentioned glance at the Greek roots of medieval Jewish philosophy seems to suggest by: 9.

They are erudite and interesting and provide an examination of the role of women in traditional Judaism from linguistic, legal, religious and cultural perspectives.

The authors are drawn from the ranks of male and female academics and activists, religious feminists, and Torah and legal scholars. --Dr. Carol Poll, Jewish Book WorldCited by: 1.

Every morning Jewish men offering their prayers to God in the traditional manner include the line Blessed are you Lord our God, King of the universe who has not made me a woman. Regardless of one's interpretation of this line, it is an inescapable fact that traditional Judaism views women and men and their places within Judaism quite differently.

Gender and Jewish History considers the impact of gender on Jewish religious practices and political behavior, educational accomplishments and communal structures, acculturation and choice of Reviews: 1. The Role of Women. Level: Intermediate. The role of women in traditional Judaism has been grossly misrepresented and misunderstood.

The position of women is not nearly as lowly as many modern people think; in fact, the position of women in halakhah (Jewish Law) that dates back to the biblical period is in many ways better than the position of women under US civil law as recently as a century.

In this book Plato on Women, Harald Haarmann provides the first systematic analysis of Plato's positions on gender and the role of women in an ideal society.

The intention is to achieve a balance in the investigation of Plato's dialogues and to fill gaps by highlighting those texts that have remained understudied, Plato's last dialogue Nomoi. The Oxford Handbook of Women and Gender in Medieval Europe Edited by Judith Bennett and Ruth Karras The essays collected here also speak to interpretative challenges common to all fields of women’s and gender history—that is, how best to uncover the experiences of ordinary people from archives formed mainly by and about elite males, and.

Books / Jewish Thought / Women and Judaism; Gender Equality and Prayer in Jewish Law. Rabbi Ethan Tucker and Rabbi Micha'el Hadar. $ Out of stock. Biblical Seductions. Sandra E. Rappaport. $ Add to Cart. Women and Men in Communal Prayer. Daniel Sperber, Mendel Shapiro, Eliav Shochetman and Shlomo Riskin.

Men & Women: Jewish View of Gender Differences by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller The first human was created androgynous, giving us insight into male-female relationships.

To get a clear picture of the Jewish view of womanhood, we must go back to the beginning – the Torah. Books shelved as jewish-philosophy: The Lonely Man of Faith by Joseph B. Soloveitchik, The Guide for the Perplexed by Maimonides, The Book of Beliefs and. Men and Women: Gender, Judaism and Democracy is a collection of articles on the socio-legal status of women in Israel, the religious and cultural context of their rights, and their equality according to religious and civil law.

The collection discusses various points of. Women’s and Gender Studies. Black Women’s Wellness, Stephanie Y. Evans, ed. This series will publish scholarly monographs and edited volumes by, for, and about women in the African diaspora that illuminate the rich history, science, representations, and experiences of Black women’s wellness.

Extending the Learning. Have each student identify a primary question that interests him or her about gender roles—either gender roles in general or as they relate to traditional and non-traditional gender roles in Jewish and Muslim religious cultures—and write a.

The AJS Women’s Caucus announces a grant of $ to support scholarly publication in the area of Jewish Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies. Book proposals to be considered for the grant must make a clear argument for the ways in which the work represents a contribution to any of these fields and a subfield of Jewish Studies.For her, “females become not simply women but particular kinds of women” (Spelman): white working-class women, black middle-class women, poor Jewish women, wealthy aristocratic European women, and so on.

This line of thought has been extremely influential in feminist philosophy. "Women and the Holocaust is a pioneering book.

A gender-oriented approach to the responses of the victims and to the attitudes of surrounding society should allow for much new research and important insights."—Saul Friedländer, UCLA and Tel Aviv University.