Broken Tablets : Levinas, Derrida and the Literary Afterlife of Religion. (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Broken Tablets : Levinas, Derrida and the Literary Afterlife of Religion.

Author: Sarah Hammerschlag
Publisher: Columbia University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Over thirty years, Emmanuel Levinas and Jacques Derrida conversed across texts about the interrelation of philosophy, religion and literature. In Broken Tablets, Sarah Hammerschlag traces that  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Hammerschlag
ISBN: 9780231170598 0231170599
OCLC Number: 961861303
Description: 288 pages
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Abbreviations 1. "What Must a Jewish Thinker Be?" 2. Levinas, Literature, and the Ruin of the World 3. Between the Jew and Writing 4. To Lose One's Head: Literature and the Democracy to Come 5. Literature and the Political-Theological Remains Epilogue: "There Is Not a Pin to Choose Between Us" Notes Bibliography Index

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This text offers a careful tracking of the intellectual dynamic between Derrida and Levinas, showing how a biographical and philosophical proximity coexisted with divergent views on religion and Read more...

 
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