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Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine

The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion)

by Claire Elise Katz

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Published by Indiana University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religious,
  • 20th century,
  • Ethics, Modern,
  • Femininity (Philosophy),
  • History,
  • Jewish ethics,
  • Levinas, Emmanuel,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9830720M
    ISBN 10025334302X
    ISBN 109780253343024

    WOMAN AND GENDER: A. Brenner (ed.), Feminist Companion to Wisdom Literature (); C.V. Camp, Wisdom and the Feminine in the Book of Proverbs (); C. Chalier, Figures du feminine: lecture d'Emmanuel Lévinas (); idem, La perseverance du mal (); I. Dobbs-Weinstein, "Matter as Creature and as the Source of Evil: Maimonides and Aquinas. Rebuilding the Feminine in Levinas's Talmudic Readings ―The female experience is other for the male experience, not only because of its different nature but because, in a certain sense, otherness is its nature‖.1 This study presents a reconsideration of Levinas‟s concept of the feminine.

      BOOK REVIEWS Claire Elise Katz, Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, ), pp. ISBN 0- X (cloth), US $, ISBN (paper), US $ Iam willing to grant Derrida’s claim that it would be essentially impossible for a woman to have written Totality and Infinity; and I would . Speaking/writing of God: Jewish philosophical reflections on the life with others by Michael D Oppenheim () Testing the limit: Derrida, Henry, Levinas, and the phenomenological tradition by François-David Sebbah ().

    The Obi-Wan Kenobi of 20th-century Jewish philosophy, Lithuanian-born French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas, has grown in fame and stature since his death in Acclaimed for his philosophy of. Further, by focusing on this progression in Levinas’s thought, Severson brings new insight to a number of aspects in Levinas studies that have consistently troubled readers, including the differences between his early and later writings, his controversial invocation of the feminine, and the blurry line between philosophy and religion in his work.


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Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine by Claire Elise Katz Download PDF EPUB FB2

I agree with Katz that Levinas cannot be fully understood without understanding Judaism. She makes a compelling case, for example, that Levinas description of the feminine in the dwelling is deeply rooted in the Jewish understanding of women: "A man's home is his wife (The house is Woman)"-- 4/5.

Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion) Hardcover – Novem by Claire Elise Katz (Author) › Visit Amazon's Claire Elise Katz Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search Author: Claire Elise Katz. She combines feminist interpretations of Levinas with interpretations that focus on his Jewish writings to reveal that the feminine provides an important bridge between his philosophy and his Judaism.

Katz's reading of Levinas's conception of the feminine against the backdrop Judaism discussions of women of the Hebrew bible points to important Cited by:   Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca (Indiana Series in the Philosophy of Religion) - Kindle edition by Katz, Claire Elise.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Rebecca (Indiana Series in Cited by: Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: the Silent Footsteps of Rebecca.

Claire Elise Katz, Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of Available via license: CC BY-NC-ND Content may be subject to : Silvia Benso. Why is it that Judaism work has attracted so much - and such varied - feminist attention. One answer turns on a historical coincidence.

Philosophical interest in Levinas's work, especially in the anglophone world, blossomed spectacularly in the late s and early s, the years which also saw the first full flowering of 'feminist philosophy', a strange and sometimes exotic plant that has Cited by:   Collecting Levinas's important writings on religion, Difficult Freedom contributes to a growing debate about the significance of religion―particularly Judaism and Jewish spiritualism―in European philosophy.

Topics include ethics, aesthetics, politics, messianism, Judaism and women, and Jewish-Christian relations, as well as the work of Cited by: Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine Claire Elise Katz Published by Indiana University Press Katz, Claire Elise.

Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The Silent Footsteps of by: since ‘femininity is the very quality of difference’ (Levinas,p. 36), there is a risk of the feminine being dissolved in the categories of phallic logic” (cited in André,p. 10, n. 7, translated for this edition).

Coblence () reports the following proposition of Levinas: “To love is to fear for the. The more recent general overviews of Levinas’s work like Hand and Davisboth written as guides, typically include a chapter or two on his Jewish writings but the general aim of these books is to help the reader understand his philosophical project with an eye toward examining Levinas’s overarching project or particular themes.

Get this from a library. Levinas, Judaism, and the feminine: the silent footsteps of Rebecca. [Claire Elise Katz] -- Annotation Challenging previous interpretations of Levinas that gloss over his use of the feminine or show how he overlooks questions raised by feminists, Claire Elise Katz explores the.

Claire Elise Katz is the author of Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 3 reviews, published ), An Introduction to Modern 4/5. Get this from a library. Levinas, Judaism, and the feminine: the silent footsteps of Rebecca. [Claire Elise Katz] -- In Levinas, Judaism and the Feminine, Claire Katz explores the powerful and productive links between the feminine and religion in Levinas's work.

Rather than viewing the feminine as a metaphor with. Claire Elise Katz (born 4 November ) is an American philosopher and professor of philosophy at Texas A&M is known for her expertise on feminist theory, modern Jewish thought, philosophy of education, and philosophy of religion.

Katz was appointed the Murray and Celeste Fasken Chair in Distinguished Teaching in and awarded the American Philosophical Association's Prize. Get Books. Levinas And The Torah Levinas And The Torah by Richard I. Sugarman, Levinas And The Torah Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format.

Download Levinas And The Torah books, A Levinasian commentary on the Torah. The French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas (–95) was one of the most original Jewish thinkers of the twentieth century.

Argues that it is not only possible but of the highest exigency to understand one's humanity through the humanity of others. This book also argues that the humanity of the human is found in the recognition that the other person comes first, that the suffering and mortality of others are the obligations and morality of the self.

In "Humanism of the Other", Emmanuel Levinas argues that it is not. Book Reviews ♦ little criticism has been devoted to Jewish drama (or poetry).

It's time to broaden our critical interests; as Linda Loman said, "Attention must be paid." Bonnie Lyons University of Texas at San Antonio ♦ ♦♦ Levinas, Judaism, and the Feminine: The.

For an alternate and more positive reading of the feminine, see Claire Elise Katz, Levinas, Judaism and the Feminine. de Beauvoir, The Second Sex; Irigaray, This Sex Which is Not One. Several scholars have traced these developments: for a concise overview see Sandford, “Levinas, Feminism and the Feminine”.

Claire Elise Katz, 2. Ibid., 2 Author: Deidre Butler. Nine rich and masterful readings of the Talmud by the French Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas translate Jewish thought into the language of modern times.

Between andLevinas delivered these commentaries at the annual Talmudic colloquia of a group of French Jewish intellectuals in s: 5. Emmanuel Levinas is now widely recognised alongside Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre as one of the most important Continental philosophers of the twentieth century.

His abiding concern was the primacy of the ethical relation to the other person and his central thesis was that ethics is first philosophy. His work has also had a profound impact on a number of fields outside philosophy .Levinas, Judaism, and the feminine: In this book, continuing his thought on obligation, he investigates the possibility that the word God can be understood now, at the end of the twentieth century, in a meaningful way.

Levinas considers Judaism's uncertain relationship to European culture since the Enlightenment, problems of distance.In her work, Standing Again at Sinai: Judaism from a Feminist Perspective, Judith Plaskow discusses the experiences of Jewish women, within a modern framework.

Her work focuses on the transformation Jewish tradition, to include and be influenced by a feminist lens. This theme of change is heavily carried throughout her writing on Feminist Jewish Ethics.