Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy

Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy

by Martin Kavka
     
 

Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieving the concept of meontology.See more details below

Overview

Jewish Messianism and the History of Philosophy contests the ancient opposition between Athens and Jerusalem by retrieving the concept of meontology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521831031
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: From Athens to Jerusalem; 1. The meontological conundrum: Emmanuel Levinas and Emil Fackenheim on the Athens-Jerusalem conflict; 2. Beyond 'beyond being': nonbeing in Plato and Husserl; 3. Nonbeing as not-yet-being: meontology in Maimonides and Hermann Cohen; 4. Nonbeing ensouled, nonbeing embodied: Levinas versus Rosenzweig on the role of the other in messianic anticipation; Conclusion. Deepening the roots of the Jewish meontological tradition or contra the Derridian 'Messianic'; Works cited; Index.

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