Philosophies of Judaism:  syllabus, lecture notes, links, old exams

Syllabus for PHL 324 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism  2017

To be noted:

Lectures and Group Work

 

Afterlife – some possibilities (group work)

 

Group work on Lisa Goldstein’s “Alfred”

 

Group Work on Esther and Exodus (added February, 2008)

Group Work on The Coming of Lilith

Group work on Dawn (updated March, 2003)

Group Work on Maimonides for Philosophies of Judaism

Summary of Kagan's Introductory Notes for Philosophies of Judaism

Other notes related to Kagan's first lectures in Philosophies of Judaism

Kagan's lecture notes on Saadia Gaon

Outline for Kagan's lecture on secret writing

Kagan's notes on Maimonides/RAMBAM (1135-1204)

Group Work on Philo for Philosophies of Judaism
 

Links to Useful Materials

Lilith Material

Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro's Web Page

Links to some of Robert Kraft's Materials (highly recommended)

What's Important: Link to R. Kraft's Overview Lecture

Link to R. Kraft's Time Chart (Spring 1994)

Link to R. Kraft on Religious Subdivisions

R. Kraft's Glossary (Spring 1994)

Kraft's "Rabbinic Jewish Literature: Categories and Classifications"

Robert Kraft, Home Page

General

FIU Libraries Judaism Internet Resources

Jewish Encyclopedia - Articles of Faith

Some influences on Jewish Philosophy

Islamic Philosophers

Kagan's lecture notes for Al-Gazali material in Hyman and Walsh

Philo

Resources on the WWW for the study of Philo of Alexandria

Torrey Seland's "Short Biography on Philo of Alexandria"

Group Work on Philo for Philosophies of Judaism

Saadia

Kagan's lecture notes on Saadia Gaon

Maimonides

Kagan's notes on Maimonides/RAMBAM (1135-1204)

RAMBAM-Maimonides

Maimonides on the Foundations of Torah from the Mishneh Torah (approx. 70K.)

Franz Rosenzweig and Martin Buber

Franz Rosenzweig shorter biography

Franz Rosenzweig Essay and Exhibit by Arnold Betz (longer)

Martin Buber Homepage (English)

 

Notes on Buber and Taoism, used in PHL 201 (see http://webserver.lemoyne.edu/~kagan/201INDX.HTM)

Group Work on Taoism and I and Thou

[2002 Kagan Notes on I and Thou and Martin Buber (1878-1965)]

Background material for Buber: 1997 Kagan notes on Descartes
Background material for Buber: 1997 Kagan notes on Kant

 

Old Exams and Syllabi

Syllabus for PHL 324 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism  2014

Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism  2009
Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism  2008
Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism  2007
Take-Home Midterm from 1996    Final Exam Due Dec. 18, 1996
Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism 1996
Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism 1998
Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism 1999

Syllabus for PHL 335 (REL 383)--Philosophies of Judaism  2003

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