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Recent Books on Jewish Ethics

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A Code of Jewish Ethics - Joseph Telushkin
ISBN: 9781400048359
Publication Date: 2006
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin draws from Jewish texts and rabbinical teachings to discuss the most important tasks of faith, basic vices and virtues, fair speech, leading a holy life and God and ethics.

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Jewish Thought in Dialogue - David Shatz
ISBN: 9781934843420
Publication Date: 2010
The essays collected in this volume present carefully crafted and often creative interpretations of major Jewish texts and thinkers, as well as original treatments of significant issues in Jewish theology and ethics. ...the volume examines both critically and constructively the relationship between religious anthropology and theories of providence; the problem of evil; the challenges that neuroscience poses to religion; law and morality in Judaism; theological dimensions of 9/11; the limits of altruism; concepts of autonomy in Jewish medical ethics; and the epistemology of religious belief.

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Ethics of Maimonides - Hermann Cohen; Almut S. Bruckstein (Commentaries by, Translator)
ISBN: 0299177602
Publication Date: 2004
Hermann Cohen's essay on Maimonides' ethics is one of the most fundamental texts of twentieth-century Jewish philosophy, correlating Platonic, prophetic, Maimonidean, and Kantian traditions. He commits the entire Jewish tradition to a universal socialism prophetically inspired by ideals of humanity, peace, and universal justice.

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The Jewish Moral Virtues - Eugene B. Borowitz; Francine Schwartz
ISBN: 0827606648
Publication Date: 1999
A book of practtical ethical wisdom applied to contemporary life.

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The Banality of Good and Evil - David R. Blumenthal
ISBN: 0878407154
Publication Date: 1999
Blumenthal develops a new theory of human behavior that identifies the social and psychological factors that foster both good and evil behavior.

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Business Ethics - Moses L. Pava
ISBN: 0881255823
Publication Date: 1997
"This book is among the first to integrate the best of modern business thought with traditional Jewish values. It is of interest to business leaders, academics, and students interested in understanding the moral foundations of business. The emphasis is on introducing and interpreting classical Jewish texts in light of the contemporary situation." Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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