The Department of Jewish Thought is dedicated to studying Judaism as an intellectual, ethical and literary tradition, highlighting its importance to the development of Western civilization from antiquity until today. We work to foster inquiry and expand knowledge through scholarship and instruction that makes this tradition available to broader humanities.
“Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics of Democracy”
August 1-5, 2022 at the University at Buffalo
Applicatiion Deadline is March 1, 2022
THE 2022 NEH SUMMER SEMINAR
A one week intensive text-based examination of politics and democracy viewed from the ethics of responsibility elaborated in the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995).