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It is excluded” (Rom. 3:27). It remains only to note that the deconstruction of the predicate Israel within the history of Jewish philosophy is not an accomplishment of apostates alone. Maimonides defended the Mishnaic proposition that “all Israelites have a share in the world to come” by identifying the Israelites in this Mishnah with those individuals—Jews or non-Jews—whose intellects are actualized. 77 That reductive reading of Torah as pure law, nomos, has long plagued Christian and philosophical conceptions of the nature of revelation in the Jewish tradition.
To these two positions—neither philosophy, nor Judaism (which are, in fact, one)—this book offers an alternative. ” Indeed, Moyn’s whole book, so sensitive to the historical dimensions of twentieth-century French thought, is deeply flawed by an almost ahistorical, usually implicit theory about the authentic Jewish tradition onto which Levinas would allegedly be imposing his secularized existential theology. Batnitzky and Gibbs, in different ways, also frame their concerns about Levinas’s work in terms of its elision of some authentic Judaic difference.
That sort of a picture distorts our perception of Levinas’s work, of much of the history of Jewish thought, and of the very idea of a modern philosophy of Judaism. What Levinas provides, rather, is a philosophy of Judaism without and or between. On the Very Idea of a Philosophy of Judaism: The Heideggerian Debt One might object that this sort of approach is at odds with Levinas’s own views regarding ethics and Judaism. Levinas is one of the few modern philosophers to argue vigorously that ethical judgment is exercised over history and not simply within history.
A covenant of creatures : Levinas's philosophy of Judaism by Lévinas, Emmanuel; Lévinas, Emmanuel; Fagenblat, Michael