philosophy

Night of Philosophy
25/05/2017 - 20:00 to 22:00
French and German philosophers and almost eighty established Israeli intellectuals. Curator: Rafael Zaguri-Orly The Embassy of France, the French Institute and the Goethe Institut in Israel, in partnership with the Polish Institute, the Van Leer Institute, Bar-Ilan University and the Cohn Institute...
Night of Philosophy
25/05/2017 - 20:00 to 22:00
French and German philosophers and almost eighty established Israeli intellectuals. Curator: Rafael Zaguri-Orly The Embassy of France, the French Institute and the Goethe Institut in Israel, in partnership with the Polish Institute, the Van Leer Institute, Bar-Ilan University and the Cohn Institute...
A Double Dispute: Jacobi and Strauss vs. Mendelssohn
22/06/2017 - 18:00 to 19:30
The philosophy of Baruch Spinoza never ceased to roil the world of German philosophy and the Jewish philosophers who were part of it. In the beginning of the twentieth century, Hermann Cohen gave two talks about Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise that were sharply critical of Spinoza and his...
Moses Mendelssohn and the Authority of Jewish Law: Between Spinoza and Hermann Cohen
08/06/2017 - 18:00 to 19:30
The philosophy of Baruch Spinoza never ceased to roil the world of German philosophy and the Jewish philosophers who were part of it. In the beginning of the twentieth century, Hermann Cohen gave two talks about Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise that were sharply critical of Spinoza and his...
Spinoza – The Conundrum
25/05/2017 - 18:00 to 19:30
The philosophy of Baruch Spinoza never ceased to roil the world of German philosophy and the Jewish philosophers who were part of it. In the beginning of the twentieth century, Hermann Cohen gave two talks about Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise that were sharply critical of Spinoza and his...
The Philosophical Dispute on the Benches of the Synagogue: Hermann Cohen, Leo Strauss, and Spinoza
11/05/2017 - 18:00 to 19:30
The philosophy of Baruch Spinoza never ceased to roil the world of German philosophy and the Jewish philosophers who were part of it. In the beginning of the twentieth century, Hermann Cohen gave two talks about Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise that were sharply critical of Spinoza and his...
The Pantheism Controversy and the Poem That Sparked It
27/04/2017 - 18:00 to 19:30
The philosophy of Baruch Spinoza never ceased to roil the world of German philosophy and the Jewish philosophers who were part of it. In the beginning of the twentieth century, Hermann Cohen gave two talks about Spinoza’s Theologico-Political Treatise that were sharply critical of Spinoza and his...
The Languages of Talmudic Discourse: A Philosophical Study of the Evolution of Amoraic Halakha
A groundbreaking work, The Languages of Talmudic Discourse brings together philosophy of natural language, conceptual dynamics and the Babylonian Talmud. According to the author, natural language, particularly the way in which concepts acquire meaning, enables us to uncover the dynamics and...
Improvisation and Social Action: Perspectives from Philosophy and the Social Sciences
07/03/2017 - 18:00 to 20:00
“Improvisation” nicely expresses the flow of much human interaction.  Some anthropologists and sociologists suggest that the idea of improvisation is a useful tool of analysis, recognizing that it runs contrary to some dominant views of social structure.  This talk will explore the notion of...
Improvisation and Social Action: Perspectives from Philosophy and the Social Sciences
07/03/2017 - 18:00 to 20:00
“Improvisation” nicely expresses the flow of much human interaction.  Some anthropologists and sociologists suggest that the idea of improvisation is a useful tool of analysis, recognizing that it runs contrary to some dominant views of social structure.  This talk will explore the notion of...

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