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    Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation.Leora Faye Batnitzky - 2006 - Cambridge University Press.
    Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas, two twentieth-century Jewish philosophers and two extremely provocative thinkers whose reputations have grown considerably over the last twenty years, are rarely studied together. This is due to the disparate interests of many of their intellectual heirs. Strauss has influenced political theorists and policy makers on the right while Levinas has been championed in the humanities by different cadres associated with postmodernist thought. In Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation, Leora (...)
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    Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - Princeton University Press.
    Although Franz Rosenzweig is arguably the most important Jewish philosopher of the twentieth century, his thought remains little understood. Here, Leora Batnitzky argues that Rosenzweig's redirection of German-Jewish ethical monotheism anticipates and challenges contemporary trends in religious studies, ethics, philosophy, anthropology, theology, and biblical studies.This text, which captures the hermeneutical movement of Rosenzweig's corpus, is the first to consider the full import of the cultural criticism articulated in his writings on the modern meanings of art, language, ethics, and (...)
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  3. How Judaism Became a Religion: An Introduction to Modern Jewish Thought.Leora Batnitzky - 2011 - Princeton University Press.
    Is Judaism a religion, a culture, a nationality--or a mixture of all of these? In How Judaism Became a Religion, Leora Batnitzky boldly argues that this question more than any other has driven modern Jewish thought since the eighteenth century. This wide-ranging and lucid introduction tells the story of how Judaism came to be defined as a religion in the modern period--and why Jewish thinkers have fought as well as championed this idea. Ever since the Enlightenment, Jewish thinkers (...)
     
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    A Seamless Web? John Finnis and Joseph Raz on Practical Reason and the Obligation to Obey the Law.Leora Batnitzky - 1995 - Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 15 (2):153-175.
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    Hermann Cohen and Leo Strauss.Leora Batnitzky - 2004 - Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 13 (1):187-212.
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    Conclusion. The Future of Monotheism.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 207-226.
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    Contents.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press.
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    Two. Miracles and Martyrs, Ethics and Hermeneutics: Idolatry From Mendelssohn to Rosenzweig.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 32-61.
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    The Philosophical Import of Carnal Israel: Hermeneutics and the Structure of Rosenzweig's Star.Leora Batnitzky - 2000 - Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 9 (1):127-153.
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    Leo Strauss.Leora Batnitzky - forthcoming - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Dependency and Vulnerability.Leora Batnitzky - 2005 - In Claire Elise Katz & Lara Trout (eds.), Emmanuel Levinas. Routledge. pp. 3--5.
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    Pragmaticism and Biblical Hermeneutics: Some Comments on the Work of Peter Ochs.Leora Batnitzky - 2008 - Modern Theology 24 (3):479-485.
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  13. Acknowledgments.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press.
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  14. Eight. After Israel: Rosenzweig’s Philosophy of Risk Reconsidered.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 188-206.
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  15. Four Risky Images: Rosenzweig’s Aesthetic Theory and Jewish Uncanniness.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 83-104.
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  16. Five The Problem of Translation: Risking the Present for the Sake of the Past.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 105-142.
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  17. Index.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 273-281.
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  18. Introduction. Reconsidering Rosenzweig and Modern Conceptions of Idolatry.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 1-14.
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  19. Levinas Between German Metaphysics and Christian Theology.Leora Batnitzky - 2010 - In Kevin Hart & Michael Alan Signer (eds.), The Exorbitant: Emmanuel Levinas Between Jews and Christians. Fordham University Press.
    This chapter argues that Levinas's positive relation to the Western philosophical tradition is far more complex than his interpreters have allowed. At the same time, Levinas's relation to Judaism is far more complex than Levinas and his interpreters suggest. Analyzing Levinas's messianic claims for philosophy in the context of the historically religious roots and aspirations of modern German philosophy, the chapter considers some broad affinities between Levinas's philosophy and Christian theology, in terms of both form and content. Drawing on the (...)
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  20. Notes.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 227-272.
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  21. One. The Eradication of Alien Worship: Rosenzweig as Ethical Monotheist.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 17-31.
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  22. Strauss and Textual Reasoning.Leora Batnitzky & Michael Zank - 2004 - Journal of Textual Reasoning 3 (1).
     
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  23. Seven. Risking Politics: Jewish Idolatry.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 169-187.
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  24. Six. Risking Religion: Christian Idolatry.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 145-168.
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  25. Three. The Philosophical Import of Carnal Israel: Hermeneutics and the Structure of Rosenzweig’s The Star of Redemption.Leora Batnitzky - 2009 - In Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. Princeton University Press. pp. 62-80.
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    Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. By Leora Batnitzky.Jeremiah Alberg - 2012 - The European Legacy 17 (7):948-948.
    (2012). Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered. By Leora Batnitzky. The European Legacy: Vol. 17, No. 7, pp. 948-948. doi: 10.1080/10848770.2012.721750.
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    Review of Leora Batnitzky, Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation. [REVIEW]Claire E. Sufrin - 2010 - Sophia 49 (1):161-163.
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    Leora Batnitzky. Idolatry and Representation: The Philosophy of Franz Rosenzweig Reconsidered (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009), X+ 281 Pp. $23.95/£ 16.95 Paper. Matthew A. Baum and Tim J. Groeling. War Stories: The Causes and Consequences of Public Views of War (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2010), Xviii+ 329 Pp. [REVIEW]Raymond Fisman, Edward Miguel Economic Gangsters & Violence Corruption - 2011 - The European Legacy 16 (1):143-145.
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    Review of Leora Batnitzky, Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation[REVIEW]Michael Zank - 2007 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2007 (4).
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    Leo Strauss and Emmanuel Levinas: Philosophy and the Politics of Revelation. By Leora Batnitzky.Patrick Madigan - 2009 - Heythrop Journal 50 (6):1069-1069.
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    Copenhagen Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics.Jan Faye - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    As the theory of the atom, quantum mechanics is perhaps the most successful theory in the history of science. It enables physicists, chemists, and technicians to calculate and predict the outcome of a vast number of experiments and to create new and advanced technology based on the insight into the behavior of atomic objects. But it is also a theory that challenges our imagination. It seems to violate some fundamental principles of classical physics, principles that eventually have become a part (...)
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    Backward Causation.Jan Faye - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
    Sometimes also called retro causation. A common feature of our world seems to be that in all cases of causation, the cause and the effect are placed in time so that the cause precedes its effect temporally. Our normal understanding of causation assumes this feature to such a degree that we intuitively have great difficulty imagining things differently. The notion of backward causation, however, stands for the idea that the temporal order of cause and effect is a mere contingent feature (...)
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    555PP-,£ 2500 Davis, Caroline Franks, The Evidential Force of Religious Experience, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1989, 276pp.,£ 27.50 Donaldson, John, Key Issues in Business Ethics, Sidcup, Kent, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Ltd., 1989, 251pp.,£ 25.00, Paper£ 9.95. [REVIEW]J. Elster, K. Moene, Cambridge Cambridge, Jan Faye, John Martin Ed Fisher, Stanford Stanford, E. Forster & Steve Fuller - 1990 - Mind 99:393.
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  34. The Role of Philosophy in a Naturalized World.Jan Faye - 2012 - European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 8 (1):60-76.
    This paper discusses the late Michael Dummett’s characterization of the estrangement between physics and philosophy. It argues against those physicists who hold that modern physics, rather than philosophy, can answer traditional metaphysical questions such as why there is something rather than nothing. The claim is that physics cannot solve metaphysical problems since metaphysical issues are in principle empirically underdetermined. The paper closes with a critical discussion of the assumption of some cosmologists that the Universe was created out of nothing: In (...)
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  35. Niels Bohr: His Heritage and Legacy.Jan Faye - 1991 - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
     
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    The Cartesianism of Desgabets and Arnauld and the Problem of the Eternal Truths.Emmanuel Faye - 2005 - Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy 2:193-209.
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  37. Identity, Space-Time, and Cosmology.Jan Faye - unknown
    Modern cosmology treats space and time, or rather space-time, as concrete particulars. The General Theory of Relativity combines the distribution of matter and energy with the curvature of space-time. Here space-time appears as a concrete entity which affects matter and energy and is affected by the things in it. I question the idea that space-time is a concrete existing entity which both substantivalism and reductive relationism maintain. Instead I propose an alternative view, which may be called non-reductive relationism, by arguing (...)
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  38. Niels Bohr His Heritage and Legacy : An Anti-Realist View of Quantum Mechanics.Jan Faye - 1991
     
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    Niels Bohr and the Vienna Circle.Jan Faye - 2010 - Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook 14:33-45.
    Logical positivism had an important impact on the Danish intellectual climate before World War Two. During the thirties close relations were established between members of the Vienna Circle and philosophers and scientists in Copenhagen. This influence not only affected Danish philosophy and science; it also impinged on the cultural avant-garde and via them on the public debate concerning social and political reforms. Hand in hand with the positivistic ideas you find functionalism emerging as a new heretical language in art, architecture, (...)
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    Interpretation in the Natural Sciences.Jan Faye - unknown
    Interpretation in science has gained little attention in the past because philosophers of science believed that interpretation belongs to the context of discovery or must be associated with meaning. But scientists often speak about interpretation when they report their findings. Elsewhere I have argue in favour of a pragmatic-rhetorical theory of explanation, and it is in light of this theory that I suggest we can understand interpretation in the natural sciences.
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    Interpretation in the Natural Sciences.Jan Faye - 2010 - In M. Dorato M. Suàrez (ed.), Epsa Epistemology and Methodology of Science. Springer. pp. 107--117.
    Interpretation in science has gained little attention in the past because philosophers of science believed that interpretation belongs to the context of discovery or must be associated with meaning. But scientists often speak about interpretation when they report their findings. Elsewhere I have argue in favour of a pragmatic-rhetorical theory of explanation, and it is in light of this theory that I suggest we can understand interpretation in the natural sciences.
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    A Second Look at Debriefing Practices: Madness in Our Method?Cathy Faye & Donald Sharpe - 2009 - Ethics and Behavior 19 (5):432-447.
    This article is a reconsideration of Tesch's (1977) ethical, educational, and methodological functions for debriefing through a literature review and an Internet survey of authors of articles published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology and Journal of Traumatic Stress . We advocate for a larger ethical role for debriefing in nondeception research. The educational function of debriefing is examined in light of the continued popularity of undergraduate participant pools. A case is made for the methodological function of debriefing (...)
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  43. The Reality of the Future: An Essay on Time, Causation and Backward Causation.Jan Faye - 1993 - Erkenntnis 38 (2):273-279.
     
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  44. Niels Bohr and Contemporary Philosophy.Jan Faye & Henry J. Folse (eds.) - 1994 - Kluwer Academic Publishers.
     
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    Causality, Contiguity, and Construction.Jan Faye - 2010 - Organon F: Medzinárodný Časopis Pre Analytickú Filozofiu 17 (4):443-460.
    The paper discusses the regularity account of causation but finds it insufficient as a complete account of our notion of causality. The attractiveness of the regularity account is its attempt to understand causation in terms of empirically accessible features of the world. However, this account does not match our intuition that singular causality is prior in normal epistemic situations and that there is more to causation than mere succession. Apart from succession and regularity, the concept of causality also contains a (...)
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    Non-Locality or Non-Separability?Jan Faye - 1994 - In Jan Faye & Henry J. Folse (eds.), Niels Bohr and Contemporary Philosophy. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 97--118.
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    Scientific Understanding, Representation, and Explanation.Jan Faye - forthcoming - Epistemologia.
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    Being, History, Technology, and Extermination in the Work of Heidegger.Emmanuel Faye - 2012 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 50 (1):111-130.
    The year 2001, the first of our twenty-first century, marks a turning point in the publication of the work of Martin Heidegger. That year, the very first courses he taught during the Third Reich were published. Under the seemingly noble title Being and Truth (Sein und Wahrheit), the double volume 36/37 of the complete works (Gesamtausgabe) grouped the 1933 summer course, The Fundamental Question of Philosophy (Der Grundfrage der Philosophie), and the 1933/34 winter semester course, On the Essence of Truth (...)
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    Facts as Truth Makers.Jan Faye - 2000 - Poznan Studies in the Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities 76:65-86.
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    Science and Reality.Jan Faye - unknown
    Scientific realism is the view that the aim of science is to produce true or approximately true theories about nature. It is a view which not only is shared by many philosophers but also by scientists themselves. Regarding Kuhn’s rejection of scientific progress, Steven Weinberg once declared: “All this is wormwood to scientists like myself, who think the task of science is to bring us closer and closer to objective truth.” But such a realist view on scientific theories is not (...)
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