Jewish Thought and Scientific Discovery in Early Modern Europe

978-5-9953-0253-7, 978-5-7516-1167-5;
2013
426 pages
800 gr.

"Jewish thought and scientific discovery in early modern Europe " D. Ruderman - critical study, which treats the development of innovative Jewish thought , opening up a new dimension to the study of the history of this period and the scientific revolution XVI-XVIII centuries. Earlier revolutionary changes in science achievement were considered primarily as Christian scholars - Protestants and , to a lesser extent , Catholics. The author tells about the role of Jewish scholars in the development of European science and of the philosophical framework that provides integration of scientific concepts and religious knowledge . This book allows you to look at Judaism in a broad European context .

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