I And Thou by Martin Buber

Genre : Philosophy
Editor : eBookIt.com
Release : 2012-10-01
ISBN-13 : 9781456610821
Hardcover : 126 Pages


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I AND THOU is one of the most important books of Western Theology. In it, Martin Buber, heavily influenced by the writings of Nietzsche, unites the proto-Existentialist currents of modern German thought with the Judeo-Christian tradition, powerfully updating faith for modern times. Since its first appearance in Germany in 1923, this slender volume has become one of the epoch-making works of our time.This work is the centerpiece of Buber's philosophy. It lays out a view of the world in which human beings can enter into relationships usung their innermost and whole beings to form true partnerships. This is the original English translation, and it was prepared in the author;'s presence.

Martin Buber S Ontology by Robert E. Wood

Genre : Philosophy
Editor : Northwestern University Press
Release : 1969
ISBN-13 : 0810106507
Hardcover : 139 Pages


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Describes the origins, structure, and meaning of the leading philosophic work by the Jewish religious scholar.

Martin Buber S I And Thou by Simon Ravenscroft

Genre : Literary Criticism
Editor : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2018-05-20
ISBN-13 : 9780429818592
Hardcover : 112 Pages


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Martin Buber’s I and Thou argues that humans engage with the world in two ways. One is with the attitude of an ‘I’ towards an ‘It’, where the self stands apart from objects as items of experience or use. The other is with the attitude of an ‘I’ towards a ‘Thou’, where the self enters into real relation with other people, or nature, or God. Addressing modern technological society, Buber claims that while the ‘I-It’ attitude is necessary for existence, human life finds its meaning in personal relationships of the ‘I-Thou’ sort. I and Thou is Buber’s masterpiece, the basis of his religious philosophy of dialogue, and among the most influential studies of the human condition in the 20th century.

Buber S Way To I And Thou by Rivka Horwitz

Genre : Religion
Editor : Jewish Publication Society of America
Release : 1988
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015014727245
Hardcover : 247 Pages


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Rivka Howitz's pioneering work traces the development of Martin Buber's 1937 masterpiece, I and Thou, from its earliest stages.

Martin Buber S I And Thou by Kenneth Kramer

Genre : Philosophy
Editor : Paulist Press
Release : 2003
ISBN-13 : 0809141582
Hardcover : 215 Pages


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Martin Buber's classic philosophy of dialogue, I and Thou, is at the core of Kenneth Paul Kramer's scholarly and impressive guide. The three main parts of Kramer's work parallel the three key sections of I and Thou while focusing on Buber's concepts of nature, turning, spirit-becoming-forms, true community, the real I, and the eternal Thou. Kramer also illuminates Buber's two fundamental dialogues: the I-Thou and the I-It, Kramer clarifies, puts into practice, and vigorously affirms the moral validity of Buber's philosophy - with its extension to love, marriage, the family, the community, and God - in the conviction that "genuine dialogue" will produce better relations with one another, the world, and God.

Martin Buber by Paul Mendes-Flohr

Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : Yale University Press
Release : 2019-03-26
ISBN-13 : 9780300245233
Hardcover : 384 Pages


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The first major biography in English in over thirty years of the seminal modern Jewish thinker Martin Buber An authority on the twentieth-century philosopher Martin Buber (1878–1965), Paul Mendes-Flohr offers the first major biography in English in thirty years of this seminal modern Jewish thinker. The book is organized around several key moments, such as his sudden abandonment by his mother when he was a child of three, a foundational trauma that, Mendes-Flohr shows, left an enduring mark on Buber’s inner life, attuning him to the fragility of human relations and the need to nurture them with what he would call a “dialogical attentiveness.” Buber’s philosophical and theological writings, most famously I and Thou, made significant contributions to religious and Jewish thought, philosophical anthropology, biblical studies, political theory, and Zionism. In this accessible new biography, Mendes-Flohr situates Buber’s life and legacy in the intellectual and cultural life of German Jewry as well as in the broader European intellectual life of the first half of the twentieth century.

Mutuality by Donald L. Berry

Genre : Philosophy
Editor : SUNY Press
Release : 2012-02-01
ISBN-13 : 9780791496619
Hardcover : 121 Pages


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This is an elegant book. By skillfully blending meticulous scholarship with points of genuine human interest, Donald Berry gives fresh insight into Martin Buber’s vision of mutuality. Berry focuses on Buber’s I and Thou to illuminate three facets of Buber’s thought that have been largely neglected. In chapters titled “The Tree,” “The Helper,” and “The Brother,” Berry shows how Buber’s underlying vision of mutuality can expand our care for the things and beings of the natural world; investigates Buber’s claim that those human relationships which are defined by a task to be performed are prevented from achieving full mutuality; and examines Buber’s attempt to recover the figure of the Jewish Jesus. In the chapter on Jesus as brother, Berry discusses all of Buber’s treatments of Jesus and identifies a new dimension to the contemporary Jewish-Christian dialogue. The concluding chapter, “The Vision,” relates the three themes discussed.

Hasidism by Martin Buber

Genre : Religion
Editor : Open Road Media
Release : 2017-12-12
ISBN-13 : 9781504011891
Hardcover : 143 Pages


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Famous Zionist philosopher Martin Buber introduces the Western audience in his modern masterpiece. This book is a result of forty years of study, and Buber interprets the ideas and motives that underlie the great Jewish religious movement of Hasidism and its creator, Baal-Shem. Buber’s interpretation of Hasidic stories and teachings influenced the revival of it’s practices in a new generation to turn to Hasidic teachings, and his collection Hasidism continues to affect Jewish scholarship worldwide. With his lasting work in both Hasidism and Zionism, Buber imagined a renewal in the Jewish faith, and his philosophies and idealisms enrich the pages of this book, making it a must-read for any Jewish or religious scholar.

Immediacy And Its Limits by Nathan Rotenstreich

Genre : Philosophy
Editor : Taylor & Francis
Release : 2009-10-01
ISBN-13 : 9780415567183
Hardcover : 118 Pages


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Originally published in 1991, this book focuses on a major problem in the philosophy of Martin Buber. This is the topic of immediacy which is presented in terms of the contact between human beings on the one hand, and man and God on the other. The basic theme throughout is whether the I-Thou relation refers to immediate contact between human beings, as Buber saw it, or whether that relation is something established or aspired to. This is an important study which should be consulted in any future discussion of Martin Buberâe(tm)s thought. At the same time, it raises critical issues for recent European philosophy. Students of philosophy, and religious and social thought will find its critical exposition extremely helpful.

Will And Grace by Hune Margulies

Genre : Education
Editor : Springer
Release : 2017-11-13
ISBN-13 : 9789463511971
Hardcover : 14 Pages


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This book is a poetic reading of the dialogical philosophy of martin buber. my reading of martin buber takes me to this principal insight: god is not in heaven nor on earth. god is not above nor below. not within and not without. not in the soul or in the flesh. god is not an entity anywhere: god is the between of an i and a thou. these pages are not an academic study in the strict sense. my meditations in this book are not a literal description of buber’s philosophy, for buber would never have approved of taking his words in any way other than in dialogue. buber wrote in-dialogue with the reader, and i read buber in the poetic philosophy of his words. in other words: we can say that the essential thinking in martin buber’s philosophy is that the presence of god in us is always enacted as the presence of god between us. god, like love, like poetry, is a deed we do. the god-deed is actualized not in rituals or temples, but in the practices of the sacraments of the neighbor. for there is nothing we can predicate of god, but we can still meet god in the embrace of the neighbor. we meet god as we meet with one another in genuine relationship. god is not in the relationship, god is the relationship. god is no-thing, but there is nothing that isn't god in the between of an i and a thou.