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A Covenant of Creatures : Levinas's Philosophy of Judaism

Fagenblat, Michael


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    A Covenant of Creatures : Levinas's Philosophy of Judaism
  • Author: Fagenblat, Michael
  • Description: Rejecting the distinction Levinas asserted between Judaism and philosophy, this book reads his philosophical works, Totality and Infinity and Otherwise than Being through the prism of Judaic texts and ideas..
    Intro -- Contents -- Preface: Judaism as a Philosophical Way of Life -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Levinas’s New Creation: A Philosophy of Judaism, Without and or between -- 2. From Chaos to Creation: The Genesis of Ethics -- 3. Ethics in the Image of God: Anthropology ex Nihilo -- Interlude: From Moral Creators to Ethical Creatures: Levinas’s Kehre -- 4. Ethical Negative Theology -- 5. Secularizing the Covenant: The Ethics of Faith -- 6. The Ambivalence of Fraternity: Ethical Political Theology -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- .
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Redwood City: Stanford University Press
  • Identifier: E-ISBN: 9780804774680 ; ISBN: 9780804768696
  • Subjects: Lévinas, Emmanuel -- Ethics ; Ethics, Modern ; Judaism -- Philosophy ; Philosophy, French -- 20th century
  • Language: English
  • Source: Ebook Central Perpetual and DDA titles (ProQuest)

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