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Theologies of Hope

Alan Mittleman

in Hope in a Democratic Age: Philosophy, Religion, and Political Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199297153
eISBN:
9780191700835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297153.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Jews and Christians have responded to the attempted secularization of hope. It considers how the biblical religions, Christianity and Judaism, both resisted and were ... More


On Rosenzweig's Reception of the Philosophy of Hermann Cohen: Individuality, Jewish Election, and the Infinitesimal

in Exemplarity and Chosenness: Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804755214
eISBN:
9780804769976
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804755214.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the influence of Hermann Cohen on the philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig. It identifies what Rosenzweig acknowledges as his debt to Cohen and those aspects of Cohen's thought that ... More


The Moral Self: Levinas and Hermann Cohen

Edith Wyschogrod

in Crossover Queries: Dwelling with Negatives, Embodying Philosophy's Others

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226061
eISBN:
9780823235148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226061.003.0027
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Emmanuel Levinas is familiar with the theory of the moral self in neo-Kantianism, particularly in the work of Hermann Cohen, and with Martin Heidegger's criticism of its ... More


The Legacy of German Jewry

Hermann Levin Goldschmidt

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823228263
eISBN:
9780823237142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823228263.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

First published in 1957, this book is a rethinking of the German–Jewish experience. The book challenges the elegiac view of Gershom Scholem, showing us the German–Jewish legacy in literature, ... More


Judaism and the Idea of the Future

Kenneth Seeskin

in Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

One of the chief ways in which the Jewish worldview differs from that of the Greco-Roman world is that it is committed to the idea that the future does not have to repeat the mistakes of the past. ... More


Is The Other My Neighbor?: Reading Levinas Alongside Hermann Cohen

Dana Hollander

in The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230150
eISBN:
9780823235711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230150.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Both Cohen and Levinas had occasion to take the biblical concept of the neighbor as a resource, or as evidence, for an understanding of ethical and political obligation. For ... More


Hermann Cohen: The Transcendental Method and Philosophy as a Foundational Science (Grundlegungswissenschaft) of Culture

Sebastian Luft

in The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198738848
eISBN:
9780191802034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738848.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 lays out the main tenet of the Marburg School: to conceive of transcendental philosophy as predominantly a philosophical method, the “transcendental method” in clear adherence to Kant, a ... More


Inside/Outside the University: Philosophy as Way and Problem in Cohen, Buber, and Rosenzweig

Willi Goetschel

in The Discipline of Philosophy and the Invention of Modern Jewish Thought

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823244966
eISBN:
9780823252510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823244966.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter examines the role of Hermann Cohen, Martin Buber, and Franz Rosenzweig as exponents of the development of Jewish philosophers from the period of the Wilhelminian Empire to the end of ... More


Warburg, Cassirer, and the Conditions of Reason

Emily J. Levine

in Dreamland of Humanists: Warburg, Cassirer, Panofsky, and the Hamburg School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226061689
eISBN:
9780226061719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061719.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The fourth chapter shows how Ernst Cassirer fulfilled Warburg’s vision for Hamburg as a city of serious scholarship and validated the scholarly utility of his library, the latter of which would bring ... More


Wilhelm Herrmann and the Philosophical Isolation of Christianity

Mark D. Chapman

in Ernst Troeltsch and Liberal Theology: Religion and Cultural Synthesis in Wilhelmine Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199246427
eISBN:
9780191697593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246427.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology, History of Christianity

This chapter examines how systematic theology professor Wilhelm Herrmann developed a theological system based on a form of Kantian epistemology. Kantian philosophy provided Herrmann the context in ... More


Making a World, Mathematically

Roi Wagner

in Making and Breaking Mathematical Sense: Histories and Philosophies of Mathematical Practice

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691171715
eISBN:
9781400883783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171715.003.0008
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter looks at mathematics not only as subject to constraints but also as feeding back into the reality that shapes it. To show how mathematics changes the reality in which it evolves and ... More


Irreconcilability

Aaron W. Hughes

in Rethinking Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Particularism and Universalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199356812
eISBN:
9780199358199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199356812.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism, Philosophy of Religion

Provides an analysis of the ambiguous, if not impossible, intersection of the universal and the particular. That which is accessible to all, irrespective of ethnicity or religion, ultimately must ... More


Critique: A Positivist Theory of Knowledge or Existential Ontology?

Isabelle Thomas-Fogiel

in The Death of Philosophy: Reference and Self-reference in Contemporary Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231147781
eISBN:
9780231519632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231147781.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines the general lessons to be drawn from Martin Heidegger’s reading of Immanuel Kant by focusing on his systematic counterpoint to Hermann Cohen’s reading. The opposition can be ... More


The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer)

Sebastian Luft

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198738848
eISBN:
9780191802034
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738848.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book is a presentation and defense of the philosophy of culture championed by the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism (comprised of Hermann Cohen, Paul Natorp, and Ernst Cassirer). In a historical ... More


What Kind of Jew Was Spinoza?

Steven B. Smith

in Modernity and Its Discontents: Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300198393
eISBN:
9780300220988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198393.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Modernity is inseparable from what has been called the “Jewish Question.” Baruch Spinoza was the first writer to make Judaism central to modern politics. Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise ... More


Introduction

Sebastian Luft

in The Space of Culture: Towards a Neo-Kantian Philosophy of Culture (Cohen, Natorp, and Cassirer)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198738848
eISBN:
9780191802034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738848.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The Intoduction presents the task and purpose of a philosophy of culture, following Kant. It introduces the topic of culture through a meditation on this topic as it has been discussed following the ... More


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