Fall 2015 - Graduate Course Descriptions

Roemer, Nils
Discipline and Number
HUHI 6335 Section 001
M Time 1:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Course Title
Modern Jewish Thought

Description of Course:

This course examines modern and contemporary Jewish thought. In moving, roughly chronologically, we will examine how Jewish philosophers understand the relationship between Judaism and philosophy, and how they make the distinction or conjunction of these two entities or terms productive for their thoughts. Readings will include texts by Moses Mendelssohn, Abraham Geiger, Martin, Buber, Franz Rosenzweig, Siegmund Freud, Walter Benjamin, Gershom Scholem, Emanual Levinas, and Jacques Derrida.

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