Nine rich and masterful readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern. Emmanuel Levinas, “Judaism and Revolution,” Nine Talmudic Readings, trans. Annette Aronowicz (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ), p. Emmanuel Levinas, “The Temptation of Temptation,” Nine Talmudic Readings, trans. Annette Aronowicz (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, ), p.
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On a more yalmudic level, the rejection of the visionary role of philosophy in favor of a more specialized investigation of mundane matters is a traditional philosophical reaction to a period of speculative leinas. No keywords specified fix it. Besides being a quintessential illustration of the art of reading, the lectures express the deeply ethical vision of the human condition that makes Levinas one of our most important contemporary thinkers.
Feb 12, Karen Sylvan rated it it was amazing. Derek Folder rated it it was amazing Mar 15, He began teaching at the University of Poitiers inat the Nanterre campus of the University of Paris inand at the Sorbonne infrom which he retired in Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN. Paperbackpages.
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Jan-Jaap van Peperstraten rated it really liked it Mar 14, Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art of reading, the essays express the deeply ethical vision of the human ninne that makes Levinas one of the most important thinkers of our time.
Levinas began his philosophical studies at Strasbourg University inwhere he began his lifelong friendship with the French philosopher Nie Levinas later adapted to French orthography as Emmanuel Levinas received a traditional Jewish education in Lithuania. Between andLevinas delivered these commentaries at the annual Talmudic colloquia of a group of French Jewish intellectuals in Paris.
Levinas began his philosophical studies at Strasbourg University inwhere he began his lifelong friendship with the French philosopher Maurice Blanchot. Douglas rated it really liked it Dec 01, Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 1: Indiana University Press, x.
Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Cohen – – Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 1: They are in harmony because his thought is based neither in epistemology nor in aesthetics but in an “ethical metaphysics,” to use Edith Wyschogrod’s felicitous expression.
Brandon rated it liked it Jun 16, In the last analysis it never bases its authority on Hebraic theses or texts. Daniel Breslauer No preview available – Joseph Parton rated it it was ok Mar 20, These features of the historical reality occupy center stage in other stories.
At Freiburg he also met Martin Heidegger. Here Levinas applies a hermeneutic that simultaneously allows the classic Jewish texts to shed light on contemporary problems and lets modern problems illuminate the texts. Description I know of no work that more readily opens this classic readinvs Judaic learning to the general reader.
Nine rich and masterful readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times.
Nine Talmudic Readings review Richard A. Account Options Sign in. Tony rated it it was amazing May 18, While he certainly would not have shared its speculative prohibitions, the early twentieth century’s preoccupation with science and formal logic would certainly have been congenial. Readinfs book is timely and timeless; I cannot recommend it too highly.
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On first glance, nonetheless, talmudic readings seem better suited to religion, more precisely to the yeshivah, levinzs to philosophy with its commitment to universality. Jack Holden rated it it was amazing Mar 28, I know of no work that more readily opens this classic of Judaic learning to the general reader.
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