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Being-towards-eternity: R. Isaac Hutner's adaptation of a Heideggerian notion

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In his writings, Rabbi Isaac Hutner integrated various insights from secular philosophy and particularly from existentialist thought. Concerns regarding temporality, authenticity, and death permeate his thought. This article deals with what we call “being-towards-eternity,” a modification of Martin Heidegger’s “being-towards-death,” through which Hutner seeks to reconcile genuine anxiety in the face of finitude with an unwavering belief in resurrection and life...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Sub department:
Oriental Studies
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers
Journal:
Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
2
Pages:
254-277
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2017-03-06
EISSN:
1477-285X
ISSN:
1053-699X
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pubs:1031054
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uuid:ab90cdf6-5d45-430f-a33c-b4a7980307b0
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pubs:1031054
Source identifiers:
1031054
Deposit date:
2019-08-08

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