Review of Metaphysics 24 (3):554-554 (1971)

Abstract
This work contains three essays which were delivered at a Symposium in 1966 at the Free University in Brussels, convened to pay homage to Martin Buber. The first essay, by Gabriel Marcel, attempts to edify the reader on Buber's philosophical anthropology, his philosophy of dialogue, political philosophy, and his philosophy of religion. There are frequent comparisons between Marcel's point of view and Buber's. The essay is particularly strong where Marcel analyzes Buber's notion of the "we." His perceptive examination of this subject points up the affinity between his own and the Jewish philosopher's thought. The essay by Emmanuel Levinas, "La Pensée de Martin Buber et le Judaïsme Contemporain," sketches current Jewish thought and finds that it was Buber who gave it direction. Levinas provides also an account of the enormous work which Buber did in establishing Hassidism as an important stage in Hebraic thought. The last essay, by André Lacocque, deals with Protestant theology and the possible application of Buber's ideas to it. There is an extended comparison between the views of Kierkegaard and those of Buber on man's relationship with God and the author concludes that Buber's point of view is more compatible with modern Christianity than was Kierkegaard's.--S. J. B.
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Contemporary Philosophy  General Interest
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0034-6632
DOI revmetaph197124344
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 71,316
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Philosophy of Martin Buber.Paul Arthur Schilpp - 1967 - La Salle, Ill., Open Court.
Peace Profile: Martin Buber.Alex Guilherme & W. John Morgan - 2011 - Peace Review 23 (1):110-117.
Michael Zank, New Perspectives on Martin Buber.Iulia Grad - 2008 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 7 (19):255-259.
Justification Through Living: Martin Buber's Third Alternative.P. Mendes-Flohr - 2002 - In Paul R. Mendes-Flohr (ed.), Martin Buber: A Contemporary Perspective. The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. pp. 120--132.
Martin Buber: A Contemporary Perspective.Paul Mendes-Flohr (ed.) - 2002 - The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
Two Paradigms of Faith. Martin Buber on Judaism and Christianity.Iulia Grad - 2007 - Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 6 (17):34-46.
The Way of Response: Martin Buber.Martin Buber - 1966 - New York: Schocken Books.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2012-03-18

Total views
19 ( #585,017 of 2,519,497 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #407,153 of 2,519,497 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes