Exemplarity and chosenness : Rosenzweig and Derrida on the nation of philosophy (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Exemplarity and chosenness : Rosenzweig and Derrida on the nation of philosophy

Author: Dana Hollander
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2008.
Series: Cultural memory in the present.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Exemplarity and Chosenness is a combined study of the philosophies of Jacques Derrida (1930-1004) and Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) that explores the question: How may we account for the possibility of philosophy, of universalism in thinking, without denying that all thinking is also idiomatic and particular? The book traces Derrida's interest in this topic, particularly emphasizing his work on "philosophical  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hollander, Dana.
Exemplarity and chosenness.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2008
(OCoLC)609264120
Named Person: Franz Rosenzweig; Jacques Derrida; Jacques Derrida; Franz Rosenzweig; Franz Rosenzweig; Jacques Derrida
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dana Hollander
ISBN: 9780804755214 0804755213
OCLC Number: 154698078
Description: xxix, 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: On Rosenzweig's reception of the philosophy of Hermann Cohen : individuality, Jewish election, and the infinitesimal --
Derrida's early considerations of historicism and relativism --
Thematizations of language : between translatability and singularity --
On the philosophical ambition of cultural affirmation --
Nationality, Judaism, and the sacredness of language --
Time and history in Rosenzweig : from temporal existence to eternity --
Specters of messiah.
Series Title: Cultural memory in the present.
Responsibility: Dana Hollander.
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This study looks at how the philosophies of Jacques Derrida (1930-2004) and Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929) employ the figures of "exemplarity" and "chosenness" in order to address the tension between  Read more...

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