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Author Perlman, Lawrence (Philosopher)

Title The eclipse of humanity : Heschel's critique of Heidegger / Lawrence Perlman
Published Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Series Studia Judaica, 0585-5306 ; Band 91
Studia Judaica (Walter de Gruyter & Co.) ; Bd. 91. 0585-5306
Contents Frontmatter -- Acknowledgments -- Overview -- Introduction -- 1. Are Philosophy and Religion Possible after Auschwitz and Hiroshima? -- 2. Amidst the Traditions -- 3. First Phenomenology -- in the Cobbler's Workshop -- 4. Dasein and Adam -- 5. The Eclipse of Humanity -- 6. Heschel and the Postmodernists: (Are the Demonic and Death Real?) -- Bibliography -- Index of Names -- Subject Index
Summary Abraham Heschel believed that the Holocaust was an?Eclipse of Humanity.? In its philosophical and historical context, Heschel saw this eclipse as embedded in the phenomenological approach of Heidegger. Focusing on their respective phenomenological methods, Heschel's view of Adam and Heidegger's notion of Dasein, this book is an analysis of Heschel's critique of Heidegger and the postmodernism that followers of Heidegger espoused
Analysis Heidegger
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972. Who is man?
Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976.
SUBJECT Heidegger, Martin, 1889-1976 fast
Subject Philosophical anthropology.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
philosophical anthropology.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern.
Philosophical anthropology
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110435446