Fall 2015 - Graduate Course Descriptions
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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