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The Talmud in Heidegger's Aftermath

Sergey Dolgopolski

in What Is Talmud?: The Art of Disagreement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229345
eISBN:
9780823236725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229345.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the context of Talmud in philosophy and rhetorical theory. It shows the periphery that philosophy has allowed for both rhetoric and the Talmud on the map of Western ... More


Society of the Dead: Quita Manaquita and Palo Praise in Cuba

Todd Ochoa

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520256835
eISBN:
9780520947924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520256835.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This book explores Palo, a Kongo-inspired “society of affliction” that is poorly understood at the margins of Cuban popular religion. Narrated as an encounter with two teachers of Palo, the book ... More


International Law-making and Metaphysical Foundations of Universality: Retrieving an Alternative Metaphysics

Elena Paris

in International Law and Religion: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198805878
eISBN:
9780191843778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805878.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter investigates the oppressive operation of the universal in international law and suggests that we might look for the origin of a foundational type of thinking, noticeable both in ... More


Metaphysics, Christianity, and the “Death of God” in Heidegger’s Black Notebooks (1931–1941)

Holger Zaborowski

in Reading Heidegger's Black Notebooks 1931-1941

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034012
eISBN:
9780262334631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034012.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essays focuses on Heidegger’s relation to Christianity in the Black Notebooks and shows to what extent Heidegger interprets Christianity and what he considers its crisis after the death of God ... More


The Role of the Shifter and the Problem of Reference in Giorgio Agamben

Clemens Justin

in The Work of Giorgio Agamben: Law, Literature, Life

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634620
eISBN:
9780748652440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634620.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter shows that it is the implicit role that Giorgio Agamben assigns to the linguistic shifter that proves a necessary way station on this endless pilgrimage. In outlining Agamben's doctrine ... More


Plato’s Doctrine of Forms

Ji Zhang

in One and Many: A Comparative Study of Plato's Philosophy and Daoism Represented by Ge Hong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835545
eISBN:
9780824871291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835545.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter presents a complex system of Forms that categorizes reality in a linear hierarchy and defines ontology in degrees, which subsequently becomes one of the most influential categorizations ... More


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