The British-Jewish philosopher Isaiah Berlin made it his life’s work to understand and write about the European critics of the 18th-century Enlightenment—not because he, too,. . .
Attempting to defend the Enlightenment and Western civilization from postmodern attacks, a new history degenerates instead into a tiresome diatribe against religion.
Should the 19th-century Jewish Enlightenment be understood instead as the Romantic movement in Judaism? The evidence is underwhelming.