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Metaphysics of the Profane The Political Theology of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem by Eric Jacobson

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Jewish studies,
  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Other prose: from c 1900 -,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Inter-war period, 1918-1939,
  • Religion,
  • Philosophy,
  • German,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Religion / Judaism / General,
  • 1892-1940,
  • 1897-,
  • Benjamin, Walter,,
  • Contributions in political the,
  • Judaism,
  • Judaism and politics,
  • Language and languages,
  • Messiah,
  • Scholem, Gershom Gerhard,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10196229M
ISBN 100231126573
ISBN 109780231126571

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Metaphysics of the Profane is the first book to make this early period available to a wider audience, revealing the intricate structure of this early intellectual partnership on politics and theology. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. 2. Metaphysics of the Profane Columbia University Press. Metaphysics of the Profane is the first book to make this early period available to a wider audience, revealing the intricate structure of this early intellectual partnership on politics and theology. Metaphysics of the Profane: The Political Theology of Walter Benjamin and Gershom Scholem concerns an early phase in the thinking of both authors, bound in many ways to the period surrounding the First World War. Their friendship could have begun as early as the fall of , when Scholem’s Zionist youth. Metaphysics of the Profane is the first book to make this early period available to a wider audience, revealing the intricate structure of this early intellectual partnership on politics and theology. 豆瓣成员常用的标签(共5个) .

Ansgar Martins's The Migration of Metaphysics into the Realm of the Profane is the first book-length study focusing on Adorno's idiosyncratic appropriation of Jewish mysticism in the light of his relationship to Gershom Scholem and their shared intellectual contexts. Rather than merely posit vague associative connections, as previous authors have.   Eric Jacobson's work, Metaphysics of the Profane, offers a new analysis of one of the central problems in the work of Benjamin and Scholem. The concept of political theology represents neither an oxymoron for the utopian Benjamin nor the philologist Scholem but rather the only possibility to confront the crisis of political theory in the 20th : $ Ansgar Martins’s The Migration of Metaphysics into the Realm of the Profaneis the first book-length study focusing on Adorno’s idiosyncratic appropriation of Jewish mysticism in the light of his relationship to Gershom Scholem and their shared intellectual contexts. Rather than merely posit vague associative connections, as previous authors have often done, Martins’s close reading of specific references in .   Metaphysics of the Profane is an important, thoughtful, profound, and very welcome study. (Robert Weldon Whalen German Studies Review) Metaphysics of the Profane is the first book to make this intellectual exchange clear This book would be suitable for all Judaica, academic, and public libraries and any institution with an interest in philosophy.5/5(2).