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Michael Rosenthal
SISJE 490
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Content varies.

Class description

This course will introduce the central concepts and themes of Jewish philosophy. It will focus either on debates within a particular historical period-e.g. medieval or modern-or on a topic-e.g., reactions to the Enlightenment or to the Holocaust. At least one previous course in Philosophy or Jewish Studies is recommended.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Lecture and Discussion

Recommended preparation

Some prior background in philosophy is recommended.

Class assignments and grading

Written response to readings. Short Papers and possible exam.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Michael Rosenthal
Date: 08/30/2007