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Levinas"s Jewish thought

Ephraim Meir

Levinas"s Jewish thought

between Jerusalem and Athens

by Ephraim Meir

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Published by the Hebrew University Magnes Press in Jerusalem .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel,
  • Jewish philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p.[272]-288) and index.

    Other titlesLevinas" Jewish thought
    StatementEphraim Meir.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.L484 M45 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 301 p. ;
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24015729M
    ISBN 109654933136
    ISBN 109789654933131
    LC Control Number2009407083

    Otherwise than being or beyond essence is a sequel to Levinas's totality and infinity. An immensely challenging and sophisticated work, it is generally considered Levinas's most important contribution to the contemporary debate surrounding the closure of metaphysical discourse, much commented upon by Jacques Derrida/5. Levinas and the Holocaust: A Reconstruction. Article in Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 22(1) In this major new book, Terry Eagleton, one of the world's greatest cultural theorists.

    I have to admit, upon reading both Levinas’s essay “The Name of a Dog, Or Natural Rights” and the subsequent interview Levinas gave on animality a few years after, along with the critical review essay, “Ethical Cynicism” by Atterton, my own preconceived notions of Levinas’s ethical system was rather certain. The certainty I felt was in Levinas’s privileged place he sets ethics as.   Congratulations to Michael Morgan on his new book Levinas’s Michael L. Morgan argues against understandings of Levinas’s thought that find him politically wanting or even antipolitical. Morgan examines Levinas’s ethical critique of the political as well as his Jewish writings—including those on Zionism and the founding of the Jewish.

    Beginning with a clear introduction to Levinas, the book argues that if, as is accepted, contemporary continental philosophy is heavily influenced by Levinas, and if Levinas is heavily influenced by traditional Jewish texts, then contemporary continental philosophy is at least to some extent influenced by Judaism. Levinas' thought. Levinas’s Empiricism and James’s Phenomenology. Randy L. Friedman SUNY Binghamton. Genealogies in philosophy can be tricky and even a little dangerous. Lines of influence and inheritance run much more linearly on paper than in reality.


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This book situates Levinas in the pantheon of modern Jewish thinkers, discussing a number of themes that frequently occur in Jewish thought. The author presents Levinas' oeuvre, which comprises two parts - his Jewish, 'confessional' writings and his philosophical, 'professional' writings - as a by: 3.

This book situates Levinas in the pantheon of modern Jewish thinkers, discussing a number of themes that frequently occur in Jewish thought. The author presents Levinas's oeuvre, which comprises two parts - his Jewish, "confessional" writings and his philosophical, "professional" writings - as a unity.

"Michael Fagenblat's A Covenant of Creatures is a bold and powerful book I am seduced by Fagenblat's textual interpretations of Jewish texts, through a Levinassian lens." (Annette Aronowicz Association for Jewish Studies) "According to the famous Talmudic story in which a heathen challenges Hillel to reveal the whole of Torah while standing on one foot, the sage not only declares its Cited by: Get this from a library.

Levinas's politics: justice, mercy, universality. [Annabel Herzog] -- "This book is about the postructural Franco-Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas.

This book covers Jewish ethics in the twentieth century and also cultural philosophy" Life and career. Emmanuelis Levinas (later adapted to French orthography as Emmanuel Levinas) was born in into a middle-class Litvak family in Kaunas, in present-day Lithuania, then Kovno district, at the Western edge of the Russian e of the disruptions of World War I, the family moved to Charkow in the Region of Ukraine inwhere they stayed during the Russian Era: 20th-century philosophy.

The Paperback of the Levinas's Ethical Politics by Michael L. Morgan at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. He is author of Dilemmas in Modern Jewish Thought, Interim Judaism, and this is the best book on Levinas and political philosophy that is available in English This book is essential reading not only for Levinas Author: Michael L.

Morgan. I When I was a graduate student in Jewish thought and philosophy in Israel and the U.S. in the late s and early s we were all reading Emmanuel Levinas.

Some of his major works had recently been translated into English and Hebrew (all were written in French) and his dual commitment to continental philosophy [ ]Author: Shaul Magid. See also Harvey, Zev, “ Chouchani on the Prophecy of Moshe Rabbeinu ” [in Hebrew], in The Paths of Peace: Studies in Jewish Thought Presented to Shalom Rosenberg, ed.

Ish-Shalom, Benjamin and Berholts, Amihai (Jerusalem: Beit Morashah, ), –65, and see also the sources in notes 1–2 and 14; Masha Turner, “One Evening with M Author: Hanoch Ben-Pazi.

Michael Fagenblat, A Covenant of Creatures: Levinas’s Philosophy of Judaism, Stanford University Press,$ Reviewed by Kenneth Seeskin, Northwestern University. In the Preface to this rich and thought-provoking study, Fagenblat raises.

In Ethics as First Philosophy, Adrian P. Peperzak brings together a wide range of essays by leading international scholars to discuss the work of the 20th century French philosopher, Emmanuel Levinas.

The first book of its kind, this collection explores the significance of Levinas' texts for the study of philosophy, psychology and religion. Summer Reading- Levinas's Wartime notebooks. From the brief excerpts in the review in this week's Forward, it seems that the content is steps on the way to his “Existence and Existents.” It also shows the early interest of Levinas in fiction and human nature.

The short quotes seem to have a Nietzsche quality or a. Levinass thought, I find it difficult to accept Moyns argument that the site of Levinass putative intellectual origin can be so firmly identified, historically de-fined, and specifically articulated, particularly when the "philosophical" writ-ings are treated much more extensively than Lévinas s "occasional" or talmudic.

Emmanuel Levinas is now widely recognised alongside Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre as one of the most important Continental philosophers of the twentieth century. His abiding concern was the primacy of the ethical relation to the other person and his central thesis was that ethics is first philosophy.

His work has also had a profound impact on a number of fields outside philosophy. Emmanuel Levinas conceives of our lives as fundamentally interpersonal and ethical, claiming that our responsibilities to one another should shape all of our actions.

While many scholars believe that Levinas failed to develop a robust view of political ethics, Michael L. Morgan argues against understandings of Levinas's thought that find him politically wanting or even antipolitical.

Morgan. Emmanuel Lévinas and Jewish Thought: Translating Hebrew into Greek Editors' Introduction Rebecca NicholsovvWeir and Dara Hill Akila translated the Torah [into Greek] in the presence of R.

Eliezer andand they applauded him, saying, "Through Grecian grace you are making its beauty known among men." (Sefer HaAggadah, p. - Buy Reading Between the Lines: Form and Content in Levinas's Talmudic Readings book online at best prices in India on Read Reading Between the Lines: Form and Content in Levinas's Talmudic Readings book reviews & author details and Author: Elisabeth Goldwyn.

Thus the face says to me: you shall not kill. In the relation to the face I am exposed as a usurper of the place of the other. The celebrated "right to existence" that Spinoza called the conatus essendi and defined as the basic principle of all intelligibility is challenged by the relation to the face.

Accordingly, my duty to respond to the other suspends my natural right to self-survival, le. levinas and the crisis of humanism Posted By Arthur Hailey Publishing TEXT ID effaa Online PDF Ebook Epub Library Levinas And The Crisis Of Humanism INTRODUCTION: #1 Levinas And The * PDF Levinas And The Crisis Of Humanism * Uploaded By Arthur Hailey, the great achievement of claire katzs new book levinas and the crisis of humanism is to.

Emmanuel Lev­inas has been described by schol­ars as one of the great­est Jew­ish philoso­phers since Mai­monides. Lev­inas’ dif­fi­cult- to-read gen­er­al phi­los­o­phy, as well as his Jew­ish writ­ings, have prob­a­bly been more appre­ci­at­ed in Europe and Israel than in the U.S.

Lev­inas’ main the­sis is based on a com­pelling, though ques­tion­able, assump. Michael L. Morgan is the Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Jewish Studies at Indiana University.

Steven Weitzman, the Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literature at the University of Pennsylvania and director of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, is a scholar of the Hebrew Bible and early Judaism whose most recent Author: Michael L.

Morgan. Kavka concludes that “the Jewish context of Levinasian thought really isn’t that important,” and “a study of Levinas’s Jewish context can give a fuller narrative left to concepts that seem vague in the philosophical writings” (76).

I hope that my focus on what I am considering to be .Levinas’s prison notebooks. Howard caygill. In June the French 10th Army was surrounded by invading German forces at Rennes. Among those captured was Emmanuel Levinas, mobilized as an officer/interpreter in and now imprisoned as an enemy combatant under the terms of .Ouaknin ( []) cites Levinas, “On the Jewish Reading of Scriptures” in BTV: Fagenblat is citing Maimonides’ translator and commentator, Shlomo Pines, who reminds us that at the end of the Guide of the Perplexed (Pines cxv-cxxii), a striking reversal occurs in Maimonides’ metaphysics—toward the practical.