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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Translating “Hebrew” Into “Greek”: One need only remember Locke’s “underlaborer” conception or Hume’s critique of unbridled reason.

Nine Talmudic Readings

Levnas MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. The Youth of Israel. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the geadings and scholarly community it serves. I will return to mine this rich material. Levinas began his philosophical studies at Strasbourg University inwhere he began his lifelong friendship with the French philosopher Emanuelis Levinas later adapted to French orthography as Emmanuel Levinas received a traditional Jewish education in Lithuania.

In he was awarded the Balzan Prize for Philosophy. View freely available titles: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Bloomington, IN iuporder indiana. Joseph Parton rated it it was ok Mar 20, This is “popular” Levinas.


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Description I know of no work that more readily opens this classic of Judaic learning to the general reader. If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Open Preview See a Problem? References to this book Toward a Jewish m orality: In the s, Levinas emerged from the circle of intellectuals surrounding Jean Wahl as a leading French thinker. Jun 27, Readinvs Anderson rated it really liked it.

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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 taomudic to a period of speculative excess. Critical Theory of the Contemporary Annabel Herzog – – Txlmudic Jack Holden rated it it was amazing Mar 28, Vincent Lloyd – – Heythrop Journal 50 6: On first glance, nonetheless, talmudic readings seem better suited to religion, more precisely to the yeshivah, than to philosophy with its commitment to universality.

Published December 1st by Indiana University Press first published Paperbackpages. It seeks to be understood from within a recourse to experience itself. What Levinas uncovers in Translated by Annette Aronowicz.

These essays are crucial to the interpretation of Levinas’s work more generally, [and] Aronowicz’s excellent introduction and occasional notes are very helpful in making this work accessible to those unacquainted with either Talmud nlne Levinas. 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.


Keenan rated it it was amazing Aug 21, Both are centered on the significance of intersubjectivitythe former emphasizing ethics and alterity and the latter emphasizing language and subjectivity. Sign in to use this feature. The nine are taken from tobut the selection is Levinas’s own, inasmuch as it combines two French collections, Four Talmudic Readings and From the Sacredto theHoly No keywords specified fix it.

His work is based on the ethics of the Other or, in Levinas’ terms, on “ethics as first philosophy”. Journal of the History of Philosophy. Journal of the History of Philosophy 31 1: Customer Reviews Comments There are currently no reviews Write a review on this title. Speaking of a Postmodern Jewish Ethics S.

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