Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.; First printing edition (October 21, 2009)
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In From Spinoza to Lévinas, Ze’ev Levy discusses the pivotal rules of the main influential Jewish thinkers nowa days together with Spinoza, Mendelssohn, and Lévinas. Levy debts for the political beginning of the philosophies of Spinoza and Mendelssohn and the function of hermeneutics within the writings of Spinoza and Maimonides. He lines the background of recent philosophical and biblical hermeneutics and considers matters touching on loss of life and death in mild of conventional Jewish and modern ideas of the physique and soul. eventually, Levy specializes in the concept of Emmanuel Lévinas, arguably the most very important Jewish philosophers within the moment 1/2 the 20 th century. by way of articulating and responding to modern moral and political demanding situations and dilemmas, Levy succeeds in contributing to the wealthy legacy of Jewish proposal.