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Title Hermann Cohen's Ethics [electronic resource] / edited by Robert Gibbs.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.

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Description 1 online resource (xi, 262 pages).
Series Studies in European Judaism, 1568-5004 ; v. 14
Studies in European Judaism ; v. 14. 1568-5004
Note Along with some new contributions, most of the papers were presented at a three day conference held at the University of Toronto in August 2001.
Also published as vol. 13, 1-3 of "The Journal of Jewish thought and philosophy."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Language Primarily in English; includes one contribution in German.
Contents Cover13; -- Copyright13; -- Contents13; -- Preface -- Hermann Cohen's Ethics13; -- The Ethics in Hermann Cohen's Philosophical System13; -- Ethik als Lehre vom Menschen eine Einfuhrung in Hermann Cohens Ethik des Reinen Willens13; -- Judaism as a "Method" with Hermann Cohen and Franz Rosenzweig13; -- The Existence of the Ideal in Hermann Cohen's Ethics13; -- Physiology of the Pure Will: Concepts of Moral Energy in Hermann Cohen's Ethics13; -- On the Idea of God in Cohen's Ethik13; -- Hermann Cohen. Ethics of Maimondides: Residues of Jewish Philosophy -- Traumatized13; -- The Ties Between Walter Benjamin and Hermann Cohen: A Generally Neglected Chapter in the History of the Impact of Cohen's Philosophy13; -- In the Name of a Narrative Education: Hermann Cohen and Historicism Reconsidered13; -- Hermann Cohen and Leo Strauss13; -- Hermann Cohen and Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik on Repentance13.
Summary The essays assembled here represent the leading Hermann Cohen scholars from the United States, Canada, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, and Israel. Emerging from their efforts is a new set of explorations both in Cohen's own system and also in his relation to a wide-range of subsequent thinkers. They open Cohen's "Ethics of Pure Will" in two ways. First, they show us the deep questions that are operating within Cohen's texts, and second they raise questions for ethics itself, particularly in relation to Jewish tradition. That specific topic, the primacy of ethics for Judaism, received one of its most philosophically rigorous treatments in Cohen's work, where thinking of the relation of ethics and Judaism became a truly philosophical task.
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Subject Cohen, Hermann, 1842-1918. Ethik des reinen Willens -- Congresses.
Cohen, Hermann, 1842-1918. Ethik des reinen Willens -- Congresses.
Free will and determinism -- Congresses.
Jewish ethics -- Congresses.
Jewish philosophy -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Gibbs, Robert, 1958-
Shoshana Shier Symposium on Judaism and Modernity (1st : 2001 : University of Toronto)
Other Form: Print version: Hermann Cohen's Ethics. Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006 (DLC) 2006284761
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