Fackenheim, Emil L(udwig)
FACKENHEIM, Emil L(udwig)
FACKENHEIM, Emil L(udwig). Canadian/Israeli (born Germany), b. 1916. Genres: Philosophy, Theology/Religion. Career: University of Totonto, lecturer, 1948-53, asst professor, 1953-57, associate professor, 1957-60, professor 1960-83, professor of Philosophy Emeritus, 1983-. Fellow, Institute of Contemporary Jewry, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Publications: Paths to Jewish Belief, 1960; Metaphysics and Historicity, 1961; The Religious Dimension in Hegel's Thought, 1967; Quest for Past and Future: Essays in Jewish Theology, 1967; God's Presence in History: Jewish Affirmations and Philosophical Reflections, 1970; Encounters Between Judaism and Modern Philosophy: A Preface to Future Jewish Thought, 1973; The Jewish Return into History, 1978; To Mend the World: Foundations of Post- Holocaust Jewish Thought, 1983; What Is Judaism? An Interpretation for the Present Age, 1987; The Jewish Bible after the Holocaust: A Re-reading, 1991; The God Within: Kant, Schelling and Historicity, 1996; Jewish Philosophers and Jewish Philosophy, 1996; (contrib. and ed. with R. Jospe) Jewish Philosophy in the Academy, 1996. Died 2003.