Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy by Richard A. Cohen
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Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy
By Richard A. Cohen

Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy

Interpretation After Levinas

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Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy by Richard A. Cohen

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The reputation and influence of Emmanuel Levinas (1906-96) has grown powerfully. Well known in France in his lifetime, he has since his death become widely regarded as a major European moral philosopher profoundly shaped by his Jewish background. A pupil of Husserl and Heidegger, Levinas pioneered new forms of exegesis with his post-modern readings of the Talmud, and as an ethicist brought together religious and non-religious, Jewish and non-Jewish traditions of contemporary thought. Richard A. Cohen has written a book which uses Levinas' work as its base but goes on to explore broader questions of interpretation in the context of text-based ethical thinking. Levinas' reorientation of philosophy is considered in critical contrast to alternative contemporary approaches such as those found in modern science, psychology, Nietzsche, Freud, Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and Ricoeur. Cohen explores a manner of philosophizing which he terms 'ethical exegesis'.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521047166
ISBN-10: 0521047161
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Pages: 372
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 12-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Humanism of the Other by Richard A. Cohen Humanism of the Other, Paperback (October 2005)

Argues that it is not only possible but of the highest exigency to understand one's humanity through the humanity of others. This book also argues that the humanity of the human is found in the recognition that the other person comes first, that the suffering and mortality of others are the obligations and morality of the self.

Unforeseen History by Richard A. Cohen Unforeseen History, Hardback (December 2003)

Presents a collection of essays providing an overview of Emmanuel Levians' work. This book covers the years 1929-92, presenting his views on aesthetics and Judaism - offering examples of his precise thinking at work in small essays, long essays, and interviews. The earliest essays in "Unforeseen History" discuss phenomenology.

Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy by Richard A. Cohen Ethics, Exegesis and Philosophy, Hardback (July 2001)

This book expands upon Levinas' work to explore broader questions of interpretation in ethical thinking.

New Talmudic Readings by Richard A. Cohen New Talmudic Readings, Paperback (January 1999)

Levinas' strict emphasis on the ethical duty to "the Other" separates him from currents of postmodernism that are often viewed as radically skeptical or nihilistic. This book contains three of Emmanuel Levinas' last major lectures on the Talmud, originally presented in 1974, 1988 and 1989.

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