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

Fourth Annual Meeting

(held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of SPEP)

Saturday, October 30, 2004, 7:30 - 10:20 p.m.

Natchez Room, Downtown Marriott, Memphis, Tennessee

Judaism and the Politics of Alterity 

Moderator: Dana Hollander (McMaster University)

"Welcoming the Stranger in Our Midst: Thinking Alterity Within Tradition," Andrew Benjamin (Monash University)

"Levinas in the Key of the Political," Oona Eisenstadt (Pomona College)


Text Discussion: Hermann Cohen, "Ethics of Maimonides," chap. 1* 

Discussants: Deborah Achtenberg (University of Nevada, Reno) (Moderator); Dana Hollander (McMaster University); Alan Udoff (St. Francis College)

*Hermann Cohen, "Charakteristik der Ethik Maimunis" (1908), in Jüdische Schriften (Berlin: Schwetschke, 1924), vol. 3 (available as a reprint from Ayer Company Publishers)

Translated by Almut Sh. Bruckstein in Hermann Cohen, Ethics of Maimonides (University of Wisconsin Press, 2004) (click on the book cover for more information) - This book will be exhibited at the SPEP Book Exhibit, at the Noesis Press table.

Copies of this selection (chap. 1) are being made available to CPJC members and interested participants - please e-mail for details.

Light refreshments will be provided.  

Business Meeting
Sunday, October 31, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., Board Room, Downtown Marriott




posted April 2004
updated August 22, 2004


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