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Encounters between Judaism and modern philosophy : a preface to future Jewish thought / by Emil L. Fackenheim.


New York : Basic Books, [1973] .
ISBN 0465019692, 9780465019694

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Subjects Filosofie.
Jodendom.
Judaism -- 20th century.
Judaism and philosophy.
Judaism.
Judaïsme -- Histoire -- 20e siècle.
Judaïsme et philosophie.
Judentum.
Philosophie.
Description xi, 275 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. Elijah and the empiricists -- The possibility of divine presence -- Judaism and empiricism -- Verification -- Falsification -- Faith and the limits of empiricism -- Epilogue -- Chapter 2. Abraham and the Kantians -- Moral duties and divine commandments -- On the revealed morality of Judaism -- Pre-Kantian philosophy and the revealed morality of Judaism -- The revolutionary Kantian thesis of moral self-legislation -- Kant's moral theology -- Judaism between autonomy and heteronomy -- The pristine commanding presence in Judaism -- The Torah as bridge between divine giver and human recipient -- The parting of ways between Kant and Judaism -- On the Akedah, or sacrifice and martyrdom -- On human sacrifice, or the Akedah as perpetually reenacted and superseded past -- On Kiddush Hashem or martyrdom, or the Akedah as present reality -- The impossible question -- Chapter 3. Mosses and the Hegelians: Jewish existence in the modern world -- Hegel's account of Judaism -- A preliminary confrontation -- Athens and Jerusalem -- "Old" and "new" Jerusalem -- Jewish existence in the Bourgeois-Protestant world -- Left-wing Hegelianism and "the Jewish problem" -- Judaism and Hegelianism: a contemporary encounter -- Chapter 4. Idolatry as a modern possibility -- Classical Judaism and idolatry -- Protestant concepts of idolatry -- The process of demythologizing -- Modern idolatry -- The leap from ideology to execution -- Idolatry in America -- Covenant with a jealous God -- chapter 5. Existentialist finale- and beginning -- Sarte -- Heidegger -- Conclusion -- Beginning.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)635876
(OCoLC)ocm00635876
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WorldCat Identities Fackenheim, Emil L.
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