Jürgen Habermas recalls philosophers and sociologists of Jewish background as returnees in the early Federal Republic Of Germany
As his 10th yahrzeit nears, a remembrance of Sidney the teacher, Sidney the humorist, Sidney the arguer, Sidney the Jew
Jewish philosopher Franz Rosenzweig was set to convert to Christianity a century ago. Yom Kippur services changed his mind.
The philosopher’s influential legacy is reshaped by the part of his life story that is often overlooked
A new book on ‘antiphilosophy’ revives interest in Lev Shestov, a seminal but largely forgotten thinker
Albert Camus, who died an atheist at 46, had surprisingly deep ties to Judaism in his life, his political activity, and his philosophical thought
Reflections on a former professor and his posthumous fiction debut
In a new memoir, philosopher Stanley Cavell reflects on what it means to be alone
Two authors contrast the outlooks of their subjects
A new biography takes a look at Derrida’s philosophy of disillusionment
Hobbes classic gets its first full Hebrew translation
Benjamin, Scholem, Rosenzweig and the Angel of History
A new volume of Hannah Arendt’s writing sheds light on the persistence of anti-Semitism
Baruch Spinoza inspired Rebecca Goldstein. So why is she out to betray him?
How the story of Passover resounds in northern Iraq