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Published: 31 March 2021

352 Pages

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ISBN: 9780197546505


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Jewish Political Theology from Hermann Cohen to Hannah Arendt

Miguel Vatter

  • Offers a detailed reconstruction of Jewish political theology as a discourse that is critical of sovereignty and nationalism
  • Introduces the political thought of Hermann Cohen and Franz Rosenzweig as seminal for the development of radical democratic thinking in the twentieth century
  • Develops an innovative genealogy of political theology deriving from the Jewish Hellenism of Philo and its reception in medieval Islamic and Jewish philosophy