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The Lost Synthesis?

From the February 1995 Print Edition

Passage to Modernity: An Essay in the Hermeneutics of Nature and Culture. By Louis Dupre. Yale University Press. 320 pp. $32.50 Professor Dupre has written a challenging and stimulating book, a work that is serious in the best sense of the word both because of what he investigates and the . . . . Continue Reading »

Buber Without Tears

From the March 1994 Print Edition

The Letters of Martin Buber: A Life of Dialogue edited by nahum n. glatzer and paul mendes-flohr translated by richard and clara winston and harry zohn schocken books, 722 pages, $45 If a poll were conducted today to ascertain who is regarded to be the preeminent Jewish thinker of this century, . . . . Continue Reading »