Memoirs
Hans Jonas
Hans Jonas; Christian Wiese, ed.; Krishna Winston, trans.

Brandeis University Press



Contents

Foreword – Rachel Salamander
Introductory Remarks – Lore Jonas
EXPERIENCES AND ENCOUNTERS
• Youth in Mönchengladbach during Wartime
• Dreams of Glory: The Road to Zionism
• Between Philosophy and Zion: Freiburg – Berlin – Wolfenbüttel
• Marburg: Under the Spell of Heidegger and Gnosticism
• Emigration, Refuge, and Friends in Jerusalem
• Love in Times of War
• A “
Bellum Judaicum” in the Truest Sense of the Word
• Travels through a Germany in Ruins
• From Israel to the New World: Launching an Academic Career
• Friendships and Encounters in New York
• PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY
• Taking Leave of Heidegger
• On the Value and Dignity of Life: Philosophy of the Organic and Ethics of Responsibility
• “All this is mere stammering”: Auschwitz and God’s Impotence
• Didactic Letters to Lore Jonas, 1944–45, –
Ammon Allred, translator
Afterword: “But for me the world was never a hostile place” – Christian Wiese
Chronology
• Notes
• Bibliography
• Index of Names
• Illustrations follow page 134




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