The Resource The five books of Moses Lapinsky, Karen X. Tulchinsky, (electronic resource)

The five books of Moses Lapinsky, Karen X. Tulchinsky, (electronic resource)

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The five books of Moses Lapinsky
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The five books of Moses Lapinsky
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Karen X. Tulchinsky
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eng
Summary
A philosopher, rabbi, religious historian, and Gnostic, Jacob Taubes was for many years a correspondent and interlocutor of Carl Schmitt (18881985), a German jurist, philosopher, political theorist, law professor--and self-professed Nazi. Despite their unlikely association, Taubes and Schmitt shared an abiding interest in the fundamental problems of political theology, believing the great challenges of modern political theory were ancient in pedigree and, in many cases, anticipated the works of Judeo-Christian eschatologists. In this collection of Taubes's writings on Schmitt, which includes decades of letters exchanged between them, the two intellectuals explore ideas of the apocalypse and other central concepts of political theology. Taubes acknowledges Schmitt's reservations about the weakness of liberal democracy yet distances himself from his prescription to rectify it, arguing the apocalyptic worldview requires less of a rigid hierarchical social ordering than a community committed to the importance of decision-making. In these writings, a sharper and more nuanced portrait of Schmitt's thought emerges, as well as a more complicated understanding of Taubes, who has shaped the work of Giorgio Agamben, Peter Sloterdijk, and other major twentieth-century theorists
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Midwest
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Tulchinsky, Karen X
Dewey number
116
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Insurrections: Critical Studies in Religion, Politics, and Culture
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  • Jewish families
  • Biography as a literary form
  • Fathers and sons
  • Jews
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Antisemitism
  • Biographers
  • Brothers
  • Riots
  • Electronic books
  • Ontario
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adult
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The five books of Moses Lapinsky, Karen X. Tulchinsky, (electronic resource)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780231520348
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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11861409
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MWT11861409
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The five books of Moses Lapinsky, Karen X. Tulchinsky, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231520348
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11861409
Publisher number
MWT11861409
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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