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    Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos.Peter Eli Gordon - 2010 - Harvard University Press.
    This clear, riveting book will be of great interest not only to philosophers and to historians of philosophy but also to anyone interested in the great ...
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  2. Rosenzweig and Heidegger: Between Judaism and German Philosophy.Peter Eli Gordon - 2003 - University of California Press.
    Franz Rosenzweig is widely regarded today as one of the most original and intellectually challenging figures within the so-called renaissance of German-Jewish thought in the Weimar period. The architect of a unique kind of existential theology, and an important influence upon such philosophers as Walter Benjamin, Martin Buber, Leo Strauss, and Emmanuel Levinas, Rosenzweig is remembered chiefly as a "Jewish thinker," often to the neglect of his broader philosophical concerns. Cutting across the artificial divide that the traumatic memory of National (...)
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    Continental Divide: Ernst Cassirer and Martin Heidegger at Davos, 1929—an Allegory of Intellectual History.Peter Eli Gordon - 2004 - Modern Intellectual History 1 (2):219-248.
    The 1929 between Martin Heidegger and Ernst Cassirer has long been viewed by intellectual historians as a paradigmatic event not only for its philosophical meaning but also for its apparently cultural-political ramifications. But such interpretations easily lend legitimacy to a broader and recently ascendant intellectual-historical trend that would reduce philosophy to an allegorical expression of ostensibly more or instrumentalist meanings. However, as this essay tries to show, the core of the dispute between Cassirer and Heidegger is irreducibly philosophical: the Davos (...)
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  4. Hammer Without a Master : French Phenomenology and the Origins of Deconstruction (or, How Derrida Read Heidegger).Peter Eli Gordon - 2007 - In Mark Bevir, Jill Hargis & Sara Rushing (eds.), Histories of Postmodernism. Routledge.
  5. The Concept of the Apolitical: German Jewish Thought and Weimar Political Theology.Peter Eli Gordon - 2007 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 74 (3):855-878.
    This essay investigates the tradition of interwar German-Jewish political theology associated most of all with Leo Strauss and Franz Rosenzweig. It is suggested here that the Straussian notion of an eternal conflict between politics and religions may be derived, in part, from Rosenzweig's image of the depoliticized Jewish community. Furthermore, this "concept of the apolitical" represents something like a modernist reprisal of Stoic ideals, most especially the ancient ideal of ataraxia, or "freedom from disturbance." This apoliticism is distinguished most of (...)
     
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    Heidegger and the Greeks: Interpretive Essays (Review).Peter Eli Gordon - 2008 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 46 (1):178-179.
    Peter Eli Gordon - Heidegger and the Greeks: Interpretive Essays - Journal of the History of Philosophy 46:1 Journal of the History of Philosophy 46.1 178-179 Muse Search Journals This Journal Contents Reviewed by Peter E. Gordon Harvard University Drew A. Hyland and John Panteleimon Manoussakis, editors. Heidegger and the Greeks: Interpretive Essays. Bloomington-Indianapolis: University of Indiana Press, 2006. Pp. xiii + 194. Paper, $24.95. Heidegger's troubled and over-determined interest in Greek philosophy is well known. In the 1933 rectoral address, (...)
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    Neo-Kantianism and the Politics of Enlightenment.Peter Eli Gordon - 2008 - Philosophical Forum 39 (2):223-238.
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  8. Under One Tradewind: Philosophical Expressionism From Rosenzweig to Heidegger.Peter Eli Gordon - 1997 - Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley
    This is a philosophical and historical study of the German Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig. It is argued that Rosenzweig's thought is best understood within the horizon of German interwar philosophy alongside the thought of his contemporary, Martin Heidegger. The two philosophers are presented as offering divergent articulations of a larger, shared project; and they are understood as participants within a philosophical movement that the author calls "philosophical expressionism" after the various other expressionist movements of the 1920s. The affinity between Rosenzweig (...)
     
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  9. Introduction: Modern Jewish Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, and Modern Judaism.Michael Morgan & Peter Eli Gordon - 2007 - In Michael L. Morgan & Peter Eli Gordon (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy. Cambrige University Press.
     
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    The Cambridge Companion to Modern Jewish Philosophy.Michael L. Morgan & Peter Eli Gordon (eds.) - 2007 - Cambrige University Press.
    Modern Jewish philosophy emerged in the seventeenth century, with the impact of the new science and modern philosophy on thinkers who were reflecting upon the nature of Judaism and Jewish life. This collection of new essays examines the work of several of the most important of these figures, from the seventeenth to the late-twentieth centuries, and addresses themes central to the tradition of modern Jewish philosophy: language and revelation, autonomy and authority, the problem of evil, messianism, the influence of Kant, (...)
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