The Hermeneutical Ethos and its Social Political Repercussions

Trigano, Shumuel
April 2003
Journal of Jewish Thought & Philosophy (Routledge);Apr2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
This article aims at understanding how thoughts are coming to a social group and how social, political, economical and psychological dimensions act upon the nature and the structure of collective representations. Jewish society is a special case of human societies by its unique relationship to the text of Torah. This relationship is as much anthropological as intellectuals. The text become the mirror of sociological and political phenomena which one can observe through the various hermeneutical approaches to it developed through the ages.


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