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Author Katz, Claire Elise, 1964-

Title Levinas, Judaism, and the feminine : the silent footsteps of Rebecca / Claire Elise Katz.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 199 pages).
Series Indiana series in the philosophy of religion
Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary 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 no significance for women or as a means to reinforce traditional stereotypes, Katz goes beyond the questions of sexual difference to reach a more profound understanding of the role of the feminine in Levinas's conception of ethical responsibility. Katz's reading of Levinas's conception of the feminine against a backdrop of discussions of women of the Hebrew bible points to important shifts in cont.
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Subject Lévinas, Emmanuel.
Lévinas, Emmanuel.
Femininity (Philosophy) -- History -- 20th century.
Ethics, Modern -- 20th century.
Jewish ethics -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Katz, Claire Elise, 1964- Levinas, Judaism, and the feminine. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2003 025334302X 0253216249 (DLC) 2003007798 (OCoLC)51984789
ISBN 0253110777
9780253343024 (alk. paper)
025334302X (alk. paper)
9780253216243 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0253216249 (pbk. ; alk. paper)