Morton Frisch

Dr. Morton Frisch was a renowned Political Scienstist who fought for the United States in World War II.

Publications by Morton Frisch

The Study and Teaching of Jewish Political Materials in Courses on Political Philosophy

Jewish political philosophy appeared rather late in Judaism, but on its appearance became very much a part of medieval political philosophy. Medieval political philosophy, however, has a questionable status within the field of political philosophy, partly because of its belief that the highest political teaching is contained in revelation or divine law and partly because most medieval texts are seen either as little more than commentaries on Aristotelian texts or as attempts to reconcile philosophy with theology. The reality of revelation was the decisive presupposition of the medieval philosophers, and that is the reason why medieval political philosophy is so rarely studied today and when studied it seems so alien. Read More »