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By Michael Fagenblat

"I am now not a very Jewish thinker," acknowledged Emmanuel Levinas, "I am only a thinker." This e-book argues opposed to the belief, affirmed through Levinas himself, that Totality and Infinity and differently Than Being separate philosophy from Judaism. by means of examining Levinas's philosophical works in the course of the prism of Judaic texts and concepts, Michael Fagenblat argues that what Levinas referred to as "ethics" is as a lot a hermeneutical product wrought from the Judaic historical past as a sequence of phenomenological observations. interpreting the Levinas's philosophy of Judaism inside of a Heideggerian and Pauline framework, Fagenblat makes use of biblical, rabbinic, and Maimonidean texts to supply sustained interpretations of the philosopher's paintings. eventually he demands a reconsideration of the relation among culture and philosophy, and of the which means of religion after the demise of epistemology.

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