Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-8 of 8 items

  • Keywords: figural Jew x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Jewish Identity and the Figural Jew

Kenneth L. Marcus

in The Definition of Anti-Semitism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199375646
eISBN:
9780190257897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199375646.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter Five explores those aspects of the definition of anti-Semitism that stress either the identification or misidentification of Jews. This is sometimes formulated as definitions that emphasize ... More


Introduction

in The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In French history, the figure of the Jew has had an unstable meaning. From signifying an entrenched particularism in the eighteenth century, it represented the negative image of the Enlightenment ... More


The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Sarah Hammerschlag

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The rootless Jew, wandering disconnected from history, homeland, and nature, was often the target of early twentieth-century nationalist rhetoric aimed against modern culture. But following World War ... More


Stranger and Self: Sartre's Jew

in The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines Jean-Paul Sartre's role in the history of the Jewish question in France. Despite not being an expert on Judaism and writing only occasionally on the topic, Sartre's 1946 ... More


Conclusion

in The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

In his 2005 book entitled Circonstances, 3: Portées du mot “juif,” the French thinker Alain Badiou describes the true meaning of the “authentic Jew.” This chapter argues that the figural Jew is ... More


Specters of Heidegger

Bruno Chaouat

in Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

My first chapter is dedicated to post-Heideggerian thought, and to the unbearable legacy of Heidegger in France and beyond. The decentering of the subject, the recoding of Heideggerian ontology as an ... More


Introduction: Is Theory Good for the Jews?

Bruno Chaouat

in Is Theory Good for the Jews?: French Thought and the Challenge of the New Antisemitism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781781383346
eISBN:
9781786944092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383346.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This work is the result of a decade of researching and writing about the correlation between the postmodern approach to the Holocaust, the place of Jews in deconstruction and literary theory (the Jew ... More


Literary Unrest: Maurice Blanchot's Rewriting of Levinas

in The Figural Jew: Politics and Identity in Postwar French Thought

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226315119
eISBN:
9780226315133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226315133.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers Maurice Blanchot and Emmanuel Levinas in dialogue to reveal a theory of the trope. It argues that Blanchot approaches Levinas's account of ethics and Judaism with a concern for ... More


View: