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Title Emil L. Fackenheim : philosopher, theologian, Jew / edited by Sharon Portnoff, James A. Diamond, and Martin D. Yaffe ; with a foreword by Elie Wiesel
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 339 pages)
Series Supplements to the journal of Jewish thought and philosophy ; v. 5
Supplements to The journal of Jewish thought and philosophy ; v. 5
Contents Fackenheim in the fifties / John Burbidge -- Between Halle and Jerusalem / Michael Oppenheim -- Fackenheim's hermeneutical circle / Michael L. Morgan -- Thought going to school with life? : Fackenheim's last philosophical testament / Benjamin Pollock -- Fackenheim's paradoxical 614th commandment : some personal reflections / Martin J. Plax -- Historicism and revelation in Emil Fackenheim's self-distancing from Leo Strauss / Martin D. Yaffe -- Leo Strauss's challenge to Emil Fackenheim : Heidegger, radical historicism, and diabolical evil / Kenneth Hart Green -- Fackenheim's Hegelian return to contingency / Sharon Portnoff -- Judaism and the tragic vision : Emil Fackenheim and the problem of dirty hands / Sam Ajzenstat -- A time for Emil Fackenheim, a time for Baruch Spinoza / Heidi Morrison Ravven -- Rabbi Fackenheim and philosophical encounter with Elijah's wager / James A. Diamond -- Tikkun in Fackenheim's Leben-Denken as a trace of Lurianic Kabbalah / Aubrey L. Glazer -- In search of a meaningful theology of the Holocaust : reflections on Fackenheim's 614th commandment / Lionel Rubinoff -- Emil Fackenheim and the Levitical order of thinking / Michael Kigel
Summary A tribute to Fackenheim's memory. It covers a spectrum of Fackenheim's work including biographical, philosophical, and theological aspects of his thought
Bibliography Includes bibliographical (pages 323-330) and references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Fackenheim, Emil L.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
Jewish philosophers.
Jewish philosophy.
Judaism and philosophy.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
Author Diamond, James Arthur.
Portnoff, Sharon.
Yaffe, Martin D.
LC no. 2008005680
ISBN 9004157670 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9047429346 (electronic bk.)
9789004157675 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
9789047429340 (electronic bk.)