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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By his lights, ethics becomes an entity talmydic of subjectivity to the point where ethical responsibility is integral to the subject; hence an ethics of responsibility precedes any “objective searching after truth”. These essays are crucial Find it on Scholar. Besides being quintessential illustrations of the art of reading, the essays express the deeply ethical vision of the human condition that makes Levinas one of the most important thinkers of our time.
Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. The primacy of science and logic were internal to his philosophical vision and he himself was a central figure in the late nineteenth-century advances in these domains. According to his obituary reafings New York Times, Levinas came to regret his enthusiasm for Heidegger, because of the latter’s affinity for the Nazis.
Reading between the Lines: In he was awarded the Balzan Prize for Philosophy.
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Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review twlmudic this title. Emanuelis Levinas later adapted to French orthography as Emmanuel Levinas received a traditional Jewish education in Lithuania. Science Logic and Mathematics. He was also a Professor at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. 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.
Philosophy, for Levinas, is premised on an ethical responsibility to respond to the alterity of the other person. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Cohen – – International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 79 2: These features of the historical reality occupy center stage in other stories.
Paperbackpages. Both are centered on the significance of intersubjectivitythe former emphasizing ethics and alterity and the latter emphasizing language and subjectivity. Will Buckingham rated it really liked it Levinaz 21, This article has no associated abstract. Joseph Parton rated it it was ok Mar 20, Emmanuel Levinas, translated by Annette Aronowicz. Besides being a quintessential illustration of the art of reading, the lectures express the deeply ethical vision of the levinqs condition that makes Levinas one of our most important contemporary thinkers.
Nine Talmudic Readings by Emmanuel Levinas
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Indiana University Press Amazon. My library Help Advanced Book Search. While he certainly would not have shared its speculative prohibitions, resdings early twentieth century’s preoccupation with science and formal logic would certainly have been congenial. Difficult Freedom2nd ed.
Nine Talmudic Readings
Between andLevinas delivered these commentaries at reqdings annual Talmudic colloquia of a group of French Jewish intellectuals in Paris. Selected pages Title Page.
Request removal from index. My head is still reeling. I know of no work that more readily opens this classic of Judaic learning to the general reader.