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By Michael L. Morgan

Emil L. Fackenheim, some of the most major Jewish thinkers of the 20th century, is healthier recognized for his deep and wealthy engagement with the consequences of the Nazi Holocaust on Jewish concept, Christian theology, and philosophy. in spite of the fact that, his occupation as a thinker and theologian all started 20 years ahead of his first efforts to confront that terrible occasion. during this e-book, popular Fackenheim professional Michael L. Morgan deals the 1st exam of the complete scope of Fackenheim’s 60-year profession, past easily his paintings at the Holocaust.

Fackenheim’s Jewish Philosophy explores an important topics of Fackenheim’s philosophical and non secular notion and the way those remained relevant, if no longer regularly in immutable methods, over his whole occupation. Morgan additionally presents perception into Fackenheim’s indebtedness to Kant, Hegel, and rabbinic midrash, in addition to the altering personality of his philosophical “voice.” The paintings concludes with a bankruptcy comparing Fackenheim’s legacy for current and destiny Jewish philosophy and philosophy extra generally.

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