By Hilary Putnam
Distinguished thinker Hilary Putnam, who's additionally a practising Jew, questions the concept of 3 significant Jewish philosophers of the twentieth century―Franz Rosenzweig, Martin Buber, and Emmanuel Levinas―to aid him reconcile the philosophical and non secular aspects of his lifestyles. an extra presence within the publication is Ludwig Wittgenstein, who, even though no longer a practising Jew, thought of faith in ways in which Putnam juxtaposes to the perspectives of Rosenzweig, Buber, and Levinas. Putnam explains the prime principles of every of those nice thinkers, bringing out what, in his opinion, constitutes the decisive highbrow and non secular contributions of every of them. even though the faith mentioned is Judaism, the intensity and originality of those philosophers, as incisively interpreted through Putnam, make their concept not anything under a consultant to life.