Society for Continental Philosophy in a Jewish Context (CPJC)

Sixth Annual Meeting 

(held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of SPEP)

Saturday, October 14, 2006, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia

Flower Room

A Program to Commemorate the Centennial of the Birth of Emmanuel Levinas

Moderator: Oona Eisenstadt (Pomona College)

7-8 p.m.
"Beyond Profligacy and Parsimony: Emmanuel Levinas' Ethics of Expenditure," Edith Wyschogrod (Rice University)

8-9 p.m.
Text Discussion: Emmanuel Levinas' Talmudic Reading "Beyond the State in the State."*

Discussion Leader: James Hatley (Salisbury University)

We will focus on the Talmudic text. Everyone around the table is welcome to participate.

*"Au-delà de l’État dans l’État" (1988) in Nouvelles lectures talmudiques (Paris: Minuit, 1996).  "Beyond the State in the State" in New Talmudic Readings, trans. Richard A. Cohen (Pittsburgh: Duquesne UP, 1999)

Light food and strong drink will be provided.

Business Breakfast Meeting Sunday, October 15, 9 a.m. - Meet in Hotel Lobby

updated June 1, 2006

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