modernity

The Mythical Order of Modernity
01/11/2017 - 18:00 עד 20:30
The Mythical Order of Modernity is a groundbreaking book that drafts a new critical theory challenging Max Weber’s approach to modernity. Whereas the German sociologist aimed for “the disenchantment of the world,” David Ohana turns the descriptive and analytical spotlight toward the mythical order—...
Zarathustra in Jerusalem: Friedrich Nietzsche and Jewish Modernity
08/05/2016 - 19:30 עד 21:30
Zarathustra in Jerusalem: Friedrich Nietzsche and Jewish Modernism, the third part of the Paths to Modernity trilogy, presents Jewish philosophers, writers, and cultural critics who made use of the German philosopher’s ideas to refine their critique of the historical culture of their people, a...
Critical Reflections on Alternative Paths to Modernity
13/04/2016 - 10:00 עד 14/04/2016 - 18:00
Rivka Feldhay’s scholarly career has been dedicated to developing multi-dimensional readings, which suggest an account of what she regards as an alternative genealogical path to modernity. Her research portrays the rise, at the heart of the Catholic world, of a new synthesis between religious...
Critical Reflections on Alternative Paths to Modernity
13/04/2016 - 10:00 עד 14/04/2016 - 18:00
Rivka Feldhay’s scholarly career has been dedicated to developing multi-dimensional readings, which suggest an account of what she regards as an alternative genealogical path to modernity. Her research portrays the rise, at the heart of the Catholic world, of a new synthesis between religious...
Critical Reflections on Alternative Paths to Modernity
13/04/2016 - 10:00 עד 14/04/2016 - 18:00
Rivka Feldhay’s scholarly career has been dedicated to developing multi-dimensional readings, which suggest an account of what she regards as an alternative genealogical path to modernity. Her research portrays the rise, at the heart of the Catholic world, of a new synthesis between religious...
Dr. Pini Ifergan
Dr. Pini Ifergan teaches philosophy at Bar-Ilan University. He is a scholar of Classical German Philosophy. His philosophical education was obtained mainly in the philosophy department of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a long stay at German universities such as Heidelberg, Frankfurt, and...
 Secularization and Secularism: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
In the first half of the twentieth century it was widely assumed that an inevitable process of secularization was under way in Western society, followed by the rest of the world, and that at the end of that process religion would be marginalized or would disappear altogether. However, secularism...
The International Conference on Ultra-Orthodoxy Between Modernity and Post-Modernity
31/12/2012 - 10:30 עד 01/01/2013 - 10:30
Ultra-Orthodoxy emerged in European Jewish society as a reaction to modernity and was an outgrowth of the processes whereby Orthodox communities were consolidating in defense against the challenges of an open society. This led to innumerable struggles and divisiveness, to great successes but also...

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