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A New Man, in a Jewish Form
Self Fulfillment, Nationalism and the Concept of "Life of Expansion" in the Writing of A. D. Gordon
By Ehud Fuehrer
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This book discusses the philosophy of Aaron David Gordon, known primarily as a pioneer and Zionist role model, and it claims two essential assertions about this philosophy: Firstly that Gordon was in fact a philosopher in the strict sense of the word. He created a coherent philosophy based on a systematic methodology and a set of philosophical concepts. Secondly, A.D. Gordon’s philosophy centers on the question of the good life – how an individual and community should behave and act in the world. Gordon termed the ideal life a "life of expansion," a concept which combines several ideas, such as the need for self-fulfillment and practical self-realization; the reality as an extension of the self; the set of links that connect the individual to family, nation, nature, and humanity; and the implementation of the ideals of the good life in the political sphere.

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Danacode: 110-20280
ISBN: 978-965-226-540-1
Categories: Philosophy Mahshavot - A Series for Studies in Jewish Thought in Memory of Isidore Friedman Jewish Thought
Published: July 2019
Language: Hebrew
17x24 cm
450 gr
238 pages

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