Moses Mendelssohn and the Religious Enlightenment
by David Sorkin
Through a close study of Mendelssohn's Hebrew and German writings, David Sorkin argues that Mendelssohn's two spheres of endeavor were entirely consistent. Mendelssohn attempted to rearticulate the medieval Jewish rationalist tradition in the terms of eighteenth-century philosophy, thereby showing his essential similarity to the Protestant and Catholic thinkers of the reli...more
Hardcover, 214 pages
Published July 30th 1996 by University of California Press
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