LEVINAS NINE TALMUDIC READINGS PDF

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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Msrobot0 rated it it was amazing Jan 13, Alfredo Bistre rated it it was amazing May 21, Yehudit Bat Avraham rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Cohen – – Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 1: His vision into the uplifting and very real demands of ethics and justice enables Levinas to speak authoritatively as both a philosopher and a Jew.

Between andLevinas delivered these commentaries at the annual Talmudic colloquia of a group of French Jewish intellectuals in Paris. On a more general 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 excess.

Nine Talmudic Readings by Emmanuel Levinas

For Levinas, the irreducible relation, the epiphany, of the face-to-face, the encounter with another, is a privileged phenomenon in which the other person’s proximity and distance are both strongly felt. Between andLevinas delivered these commentaries at the annual Talmudic colloquia of a group of French Jewish intellectuals in Paris. The Youth of Israel. Description I know of no work that more readily opens readins classic of Judaic learning to the general reader.

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No keywords specified fix it. 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. Secrecy in Modern Expressions. Both are centered on the significance of intersubjectivitythe former emphasizing ethics and alterity and the latter emphasizing language and subjectivity.

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Indiana University Press Amazon. 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.

Rebuilding the Feminine in Levinas’s Talmudic Readings. In the last analysis it never bases its authority on Hebraic theses or texts.

While he certainly would not have shared its speculative prohibitions, the early twentieth century’s preoccupation with science njne formal logic would certainly have been congenial. Idan rated it really liked it Jul 26, Nelly rated it it was amazing Aug 05, He was also a Professor at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.

I know of no work that more readily opens this classic of Judaic learning to the general reader. 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. The development of ideas is driven internally as well as externally. I will return to mine this rich material.

It should be noted that the first line of the preface of this book is “everyone will readily agree that it is of the highest importance to know whether we are not duped by morality. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Affiliate Program Join our affiliate program and earn commissions by linking to our titles on your site! Published December 1st by Indiana University Press first published History of Western Philosophy. According to his obituary in New York Times,[1] Levinas came to regret his enthusiasm for Heidegger, because of the latter’s affinity for the Nazis.

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On first glance, nonetheless, talmudic readings seem better suited to religion, more precisely to the yeshivah, than to philosophy with its commitment to universality. Here Levinas applies a hermeneutic that simultaneously allows the classic Jewish texts to nime light on contemporary problems and lets modern problems illuminate the texts. Privacy Notice Accessibility Help. Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN.

Nine Talmudic Readings

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In the s, Levinas emerged from the circle of intellectuals surrounding Jean Wahl as a leading French thinker. Find it on Scholar. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ana rated it it was ok Jun 23, Refresh and try again. It is difficult to forgive Heidegger.

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Paperbackpages. What Levinas uncovers in 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. Journal of the History of Philosophy. mine

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