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Jewish thought and scientific discovery in early modern Europe

by David B. Ruderman

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Judaism and science.,
    • Jews -- Medicine -- Europe -- History.,
    • Jews -- Europe -- Intellectual life.,
    • Medicine -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.,
    • Jewish scientists -- Europe -- History.,
    • Jewish physicians -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid B. Ruderman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM538.S3 R818 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 392 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages392
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1105384M
      ISBN 100300061129
      LC Control Number94030520

      Reprinted with permission from Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe (Yale University Press). Jewish thought is not a single continuous tradition, but rather a varied mix of works, which reflect the specific ideological and historical positions of those who wrote them. The Book of Eicha: Faith in a Whirlwind. 2 David Ruderman, Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe, (Wayne State Press: Detroit, ) 3 Elizabeth Eisenstein, The Printing Press as an Agent of Change: Communications and Cultural Transformations in Early-Modern Europe, 2 vols. (Cambridge, ), Adrian Johns, The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the.

      Yaacov Deutsch, Ph.D () in History, Hebrew University Jerusalem is head of the History Department at David Yellin College and Executive Director of the World Union of Jewish Studies. He is the author of Judaism in Christian Eyes: Ethnographic Descriptions of Jews and Judaism in Early Modern Europe (Oxford University Press, ). David B. Ruderman is the Joseph Meyerhoff Professor of Modern Jewish History.. He is the author of The World of a Renaissance Jew: The Life and Thought of Abraham ai Farissol (Cincinnati, Ohio, Hebrew Union College Press, ), for which he received the JWB National Book Award in Jewish History in l; Kabbalah, Magic, and Science: The Cultural Universe of a Sixteenth-Century Jewish.

        He is the author of many books and articles including The World of a Renaissance Jew, ; Kabbalah, Magic, and Science, ; A Valley of Vision, ; Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe, , , published also in Italian, Hebrew, and Russian; Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-Jewry’s Construction. Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe, Yale University Press () Kabbalah, Magic, and Science: The Cultural Universe of a Sixteenth-Century Jewish Physician, Harvard University Press () The World of a Renaissance Jew: The Life and Thought of Abraham B. Mordecai Farissol, Hebrew Union College Press ().


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This book is the first to examine closely the interaction between Jewish culture, medicine, and science during Europe's age of 'scientific revolution'.

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It covers many Jewish authors and their writings from the middle of the 16th until the late 18th centuries in Europe. The book's combined approach to the history of science and Jewish thought. The positioning of Jews and science within the unique context of Jewish life and religious thought in the early modern period could lead historians of science to make some interesting discoveries about the adaptation of science outside its Christian European universe.

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Among Ruderman’s most important contributions is David Ruderman, Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, ). Veltri currently directs a research programme on Jewish Scepticism at the University of Hamburg and among his most relevant publications is Giuseppe Veltri, “Principles of Jewish Skeptical Thought.

Professor Ruderman is the author of numerous books, articles, and reviews. His works include Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe and Jewish Enlightenment in an English Key: Anglo-Jewry's Construction of Modern Jewish Thought, for which he received the Koret Book.

So when we look at of the scientific revolution, we see all these different forces converging to promote what we now think of as modern science and various doctrines of tolerance.

Allison Coudert is a professor of religious studies at the University of California, Davis, and author of Religion, Magic, and Science in Early Modern Europe and America. The University of Chicago Press. Books Division. Chicago Distribution Center.

He has also published Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe (New Haven and London, Yale University Press, ; revised paperback, Detroit, ) which has also appeared in Italian and Hebrew versions.

Papers on Jewish Culture in Renaissance and Baroque Italy (New York, ), and Preachers of the Italian Ghetto (Berkeley, ), and has written many articles on various other aspects of Jewish intellectual culture in early moder times.

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