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Correlations in Rosenzweig and Levinas
Robert Gibbs

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Abbreviations and Citations
Introduction: Philosophy and Its Others3
Two Lives5
The Task10
Ch. 1Correlations, Adaptation17
A Family Portrait17
The Basic Influences23
Adaptation31
Ch. 2The Logic of Limitation34
Death and Philosophy36
The Star Inside Out40
Getting Something from Nothing46
Conclusion: Reason and Discontinuity54
Ch. 3Speech as Performance (I): The Grammar of Revelation57
Performing and Grammar59
The Moods of Theology67
Ch. 4Speech as Performance (II): Logic, Reading, Questions80
Prophetic Thinking, Fulfilling Speech81
God Speaks with Human Language92
The Question of Theology100
Ch. 5Eternity and Society (I): Sociology and History105
Social Time107
Place-Holders and Historical Claims113
Ch. 6Eternity and Society (II): Politics vs. Aesthetics129
Form and Force (Gestalt and Gewalt)129
Gestures of Eternity136
Eternal Enmity151
Ch. 7Correlations, Translation155
From Politics to Rhetoric158
Translation into 'Greek'164
Philosophical Hermeneutics167
'Hebrew's' Demand for 'Greek'171
Appendix: Levinas' Texts for the Colloquiums175
Ch. 8The Unique Other: Hermann Cohen and Emmanuel Levinas176
Cohen's Double Discovery of the 'You'178
Levinas' Account of the Other181
The Other's Freedom / My Re-sponsibility184
Companion or Stranger?188
Ch. 9Substitution: Marcel and Levinas192
Performing De-centering194
Levinas' Subtitution204
Into My Own Voice222
Appendix: Pre-Texts226
Ch. 10Marx and Levinas: Liberation in Society229
In the Face of the Other: Levinas' Economics230
Marx's Social Ethics243
Revolution and the Face250
Appendix: Levinas on Marx252
Epilogue: Seven Rubrics for Jewish Philosophy255
Notes261
Select Bibliography271
Name Index275
Subject Index277

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