Hermann Cohen: Writings on Neo-Kantianism and Jewish Philosophy
edited by Samuel Moyn, Robert S. Schine, Samuel Moyn and Robert Schine
Brandeis University Press, 2021
Cloth: 978-1-68458-042-2 | Paper: 978-1-68458-043-9 | eISBN: 978-1-68458-044-6

ABOUT THIS BOOK | AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY | TOC
ABOUT THIS BOOK

Hermann Cohen (1842–1918) was among the most accomplished Jewish philosophers of modern times—if not the single most significant. But his work has not yet received the attention it deserves. This newly translated collection of his writings—most of which are appearing in English for the first time—illuminates his achievements for student readers and rectifies lapses in his intellectual reception by prior generations. It presents chapters from Cohen’s Ethics of Pure Will, conflicting interpretations of Cohen by Franz Rosenzweig and Alexander Altmann, and finally the eulogy to Cohen delivered at graveside by Ernst Cassirer. Containing full annotations and selections that concentrate both on the philosophical core of Cohen’s writings and the politics of interpretation of his work at the time of his death and after, Hermann Cohen truly brings to light all of Cohen’s accomplishments.   


See other books on: Hermann Cohen | Judaism | Moyn, Samuel | Religious | Writings
See other titles from Brandeis University Press
More to explore: Popular Culture