(Conference) Hans Blumenberg in Jerusalem PHILOSOPHICAL AND LITERARY PERSPECTIVES (Van Leer Institute)

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Hans Blumenberg in Jerusalem

PHILOSOPHICAL AND LITERARY PERSPECTIVES

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 14:30-19:00, at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

 

14:30-14:45 Greetings

Gabriel Motzkin, Director, The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

Ohad Nachtomy, Head, Department of Philosophy, Bar-Ilan University

14:45-17:00 Philosophical Perspectives

Chair: Pini Ifergan, Bar-Ilan University

 

Angus Nicholls, Queen Mary University of London

Hans Blumenberg as a Political Philosopher

 

Oliver Müller, Albert-Ludwigs-Universitהt Freiburg

Hans Blumenberg on Visibility

 

Thomas Meyer, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitהt

Munchen

Rigorism: Thoughts on Hans Blumenberg

Pini Ifergan, Bar-Ilan University

Work on Myth: An Attempt at a Reconstruction

 

17:00-17:30 Coffee Break

17:30-19:00 Literary Perspectives

Chair: Thomas Meyer, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitהt

Munchen

Anat Danziger, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Overpowering the Demon: Tropes of Fear and Fear of

Tropes

 

Ariel Izhar, Bar-Ilan University

Absolute Metaphors and the Formation of Sexually

Gendered Agents

 

Yael Doron, Bar-Ilan University

Shipwreck, Icicle, and Bower: On the Ways

Blumenberg, Bialik and Gutman Use Metaphors

Admission is free.

Sponsored by:

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, 43 Jabotinsky St., Jerusalem Tel. 02-5605222, www.vanleer.org.il

The Program for Hermeneutics and Cultural Studies and the Department of Philosophy, at Bar-Ilan University

The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, The Spinoza Center at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

The Minerva Institute for German History, Tel Aviv University

About zjb

Zachary Braiterman is Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion at Syracuse University. His specialization is modern Jewish though and philosophical aesthetics. http://religion.syr.edu
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