Open Wounds: The Crisis of Jewish Thought in the Aftermath of the Holocaust David Patterson

ISBN: 9780295986456

Published: December 1st 2006

Hardcover

338 pages


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Open Wounds: The Crisis of Jewish Thought in the Aftermath of the Holocaust  by  David Patterson

Open Wounds: The Crisis of Jewish Thought in the Aftermath of the Holocaust by David Patterson
December 1st 2006 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 338 pages | ISBN: 9780295986456 | 9.47 Mb

For Patterson, the primary responsibility of post-Holocaust Jewish thought is the refusal to think in the same categories that led to the attempted extermination of the Jewish people. The Nazis, he says, were anti-Semitic for the same reason thatMoreFor Patterson, the primary responsibility of post-Holocaust Jewish thought is the refusal to think in the same categories that led to the attempted extermination of the Jewish people.

The Nazis, he says, were anti-Semitic for the same reason that Western ontological thought is anti-Semitic: because modern philosophy made God irrelevant by placing the thinking ego at the center of being.



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