The Society for Continental Philosophy in a Jewish Context (CPJC) 

Third Annual Meeting

(held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of SPEP)

Saturday, November 8, 2003, 8:00-10:50 p.m.

Terrace Room in Lower Lobby of Boston Park Plaza Hotel

8:00-9:30 p.m. - "Presences" (Two Papers with Audience Discussion)

Moderator: Claire Katz (Pennsylvania State University)

Gregory Kaplan (Rice University), "Is 'Dialogue' Immediate or Mediated? Martin Buber on the 'Presence' of the 'Other'"

Martin Kavka (Florida State University), "The Presence of God in Levinas and R. Hayyim of Volozhin."

9:35-10:50 p.m. - "Levinas and Thanksgiving: The Modim and Sotah 40A"

Text Discussion led by Michael Smith (Berry College) - see Readings


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