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1st Edition

Twilight of Jewish Philosophy

ISBN 9789057023507
Published April 1, 1999 by Routledge
200 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1999. Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) is widely acknowledged to be one of the great Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. This book explores the relationship between Levinas' ethical philosophy and his understanding of Judaism. Through close readings of his major texts, the significance of key terms in Levinas' work is clarified.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Ethical Philosophy; Chapter 2 Humanism and Ethics; Chapter 3 Is Levinas’ Ethics Theological?; Chapter 4 Post-Holocaust Judaism; Chapter 5 ‘Translating the Bible into Greek’—Levinas’ Ethical Hermeneutics;

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Tamra Wright lectured on Philosophy at Jews' College, London at the time of first publication.