5 edition of Police Ethics and the Jewish Tradition found in the catalog.
by C.C. Thomas
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||176|
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The author, a rabbi, reserve deputy sheriff, and police chaplain, draws upon Jewish philosophy and religious tradition to illuminate the ways in which these suffuse the principles and practices of ethical law enforcement.4/5(1).
In Police Ethics and the Jewish Tradition, author Stephen Passamaneck explores three areas of interest: loyalty, bribery and gratuities, and deception. Loyalty will always be a part of police culture and administrators are faced with the task of minimizing its abuses.
This book discusses how the Jewish tradition can affect police ethics. The first chapter describes the background of this book, its purpose, and focus. The origin of this study was an investigation of motive in Jewish criminal law. The moral questions raised in works on police ethics and integrity appeared to have similarities in Jewish material.
According to the book description of Police Ethics and the Jewish Tradition, “Jewish tradition has a great deal to say about morals and ethics in various modern fields of public concern, including police ethics.
In Police Ethics and the Jewish Tradition, author Stephen Passamaneck explores three areas of interest: loyalty, bribery and gratuities, and deception. Loyalty will always be a part of police.
: Morality, Halakha and the Jewish Tradition (Library of Jewish Law & Ethics) (): Spero, Shubert: BooksCited by: In addition to consulting for numerous police departments and the federal government, he has published Common Sense About Police Review and Police Ethics: A Matter of Character (with J.
Alan Moore). Alan Moore is a Professor of Philosophy teaching undergraduate philosophy and humanities courses at Lyndon State College, /5(20). From the Back Cover.
An Introduction to Jewish Ethics offers a concise overview of the Jewish ethical tradition as it has evolved from biblical times to the present. Louis E. Newman deftly guides readers from understanding religious ethics generally to foundational beliefs of Judaism, the ways in which Jewish ethical values reflect these beliefs, Cited by: 5.
"David Novak's challenging new book Jewish Social Ethics advances the highly original and scholarly argument that Rabbinic Judaism presupposes natural law. On this basis Novak is able to develop an ethics for Judaism out of the classical sources which is thoroughly modern and engages with the most topical and difficult issues of our by: In addition to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, the book promotes an ethic to live by for officers and other professionals, and applies various schools of ethical thought to practical examples in policing.
The authors avoid dictating rules and labeling behaviors as inherently good or bad, instead providing Missing: Jewish Tradition. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My libraryMissing: Jewish Tradition. Pirkei Avot (Hebrew: פִּרְקֵי אָבוֹת; also spelled as Pirkei Avoth or Pirkei Avos or Pirke Aboth), which translates to English as Chapters of the Fathers, is a compilation of the ethical teachings and maxims from Rabbinical Jewish tradition.
It is part of didactic Jewish ethical e of its contents, the name is sometimes given as Ethics of the Fathers. Generally speaking, while Judaism obviously attaches great significance to intellectual honesty, as evidenced, for example, in the constant quest for the truth in talmudic debates and among the medieval philosophers, the main thrust in the appeals Author: Rabbi Louis Jacobs.
Ethics and ethical conduct plays an important role in law enforcement. The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) established a code of ethics in to govern the conduct of its members.
The code of ethics was revised at the IACP conference in Louisville, Kentucky, on Octo Missing: Jewish Tradition. analysis hopes to expand upon the current state of knowledge of police culture and police ethics.
An expanded understanding of how other factors, such as stress, job satisfaction, media portrayals of police, public perceptions of police, police socialization, and police culture, may have on ethics is : Andrea Dawn Mason.
The Musar movement (also Mussar movement) is a Jewish ethical, educational and cultural movement that developed in 19th century Lithuania, particularly among Orthodox Lithuanian Jews.
The Hebrew term Musar (מוּסַר), is from the book of Proverbs meaning moral conduct, instruction or discipline. Morality, Halakha and the Jewish Tradition (Library of Jewish Law & Ethics) by Spero, Shubert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The idea that a common Judeo-Christian ethics or Judeo-Christian values underpins American politics, law and morals has been part of the ".
American civil religion " since the s. In recent years, the phrase has been associated with American conservatism, but the concept—though not always the exact phrase—has. Levinas's teaching reveals ethics to be the first philosophy: his call to responsibility henceforth obliges thought to refer not to the true but to the good.
In assuming this colossal responsibility, Levinas has changed the course of contemporary philosophy. The Levinas Reader is the most comprehensive introduction to Levinas's. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cohen, Boaz, Law and ethics in the light of the Jewish tradition.
New York, (OCoLC) The Jewish religious and spiritual tradition has been largely concerned with regulating behavior through a wide-ranging legal system.
Nevertheless, it has developed — alongside the literature of halakhah (Jewish law) and intertwined with it — a parallel literary tradition concerned with the practice and, to a lesser degree, the theory of ethics. The source for Jewish moral and ethical norms is the system of rabbinical law, or emhalakhaem.
The primary sources of this religious legal system are .Jewish ethics is the moral philosophy particular to one or both of the Jewish religion and peoples. Serving as a convergence of Judaism and the Western philosophical tradition of ethics, the diverse literature of Jewish ethics's broad range of moral concern classifies it as a type of normative ethics.
From Modern Jewish Ethics, edited by Marvin Fox, and since re-printed, here are the main ligaments to Aharon Lichtenstein’s famous question cum essay, “Does Jewish Tradition Recognize An Ethic Independent of Halakah?”I have re-arranged the parts out of sequence to make better sense of the answer, which I would phrase as a qualified: yes, there is definitely .