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Jewish philosophy as a guide to life : Rosenzweig, Buber, Levinas, Wittgenstein

Author: Hilary Putnam
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Series: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Distinguished philosopher Hilary Putnam, who is also a practicing Jew, questions the thought of three major Jewish philosophers of the 20th century-Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas-to help him reconcile the philosophical and religious sides of his life. An additional presence in the book is Ludwig Wittgenstein, who, although not a practicing Jew, thought about religion in ways that Putnam  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(DLC) 2007043966
Named Person: Franz Rosenzweig; Martin Buber; Emmanuel Lévinas; Ludwig Wittgenstein; Emmanuel Levinas
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Putnam
ISBN: 0253009642 9780253009647
OCLC Number: 805047286
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Rosenzweig and Wittgenstein --
Rosenzweig on revelation and romance --
What I and thou is really saying --
Levinas on what is demanded of us.
Series Title: Helen and Martin Schwartz lectures in Jewish studies.
Responsibility: Hilary Putnam.

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Questions the thought of three major Jewish philosophers of the 20th century - Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas - to help the author reconcile the philosophical and religious  Read more...

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