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Feminist Jewish Ethical Theories

Judith Plaskow.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 7561 words.

This chapter highlights some key contexts in which feminist ethical discourses emerge, and important methods that Jewish feminists employ in order to address gender and other inequalities,...

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First Nation, Empire, and Globalization

Andrea Smith.

in The Oxford Handbook of Feminist Theology

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Religious Studies; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 12576 words.

In his analysis of postmodern theology, which details the imbrication of theology in discourses of power, Gavin Hyman casually evokes the term “Indian territory” to connote the space from...

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The Holocaust

Saul Friedländer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Studies

December 2004; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 14924 words.

Notwithstanding almost six decades of scholarship and a fast-swelling stream of publications, the historiography of the Holocaust still remains divided in its initial and traditional...

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Impossibilities

Aaron W. Hughes.

in Rethinking Jewish Philosophy

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 5619 words.

This chapter seeks to articulate a series of overarching concerns and problems that characterize Jewish philosophy’s many historical moods and motivations. Primary in all these iterations...

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Irreconcilability

Aaron W. Hughes.

in Rethinking Jewish Philosophy

February 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 8281 words.

Provides an analysis of the ambiguous, if not impossible, intersection of the universal and the particular. That which is accessible to all, irrespective of ethnicity or religion,...

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Jewish Bioethics

Elliot N. Dorff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 8667 words.

This chapter begins with a discussion of fundamental convictions of Judaism that affect Jewish approaches to moral issues at the beginning of life, and then considers Jewish views about...

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Jewish Bioethics

Daniel B. Sinclair.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 7296 words.

This chapter discusses end of life issues, first describing how the Jewish tradition views the stages of the end of life and how the categories it uses are interpreted differently by...

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Jewish Bioethics

Aaron L. Mackler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Sociology of Religion; Philosophy of Religion. 2482 words.

This chapter discusses the distribution of health care, an issue that has become particularly urgent and controversial in recent years because the median age of populations in most...

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Jewish Bioethics

Laurie Zoloth.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Religion and Science; Philosophy of Religion. 7558 words.

This chapter explores one of the most important new frontiers in medicine—namely, the new genetics—addressing the issues of identity and free will that genetics raises in new ways. It then...

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Jewish Business Ethics

Barry J. Leff.

in The Oxford Handbook of Jewish Ethics and Morality

December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Religious Studies; Philosophy of Religion. 7154 words.

This chapter discusses the Jewish approach to business ethics. It first identifies several fundamental principles of Jewish business ethics, and then applies them to several common issues...

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