Dana Hollander, McMaster University


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Feel free to ask me for copies of any of my published essays!

Exemplarity and Chosenness. Rosenzweig and Derrida on the Nation of Philosophy (Stanford University Press, 2008)

Recipient of Annual Symposium Book Award of the Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy, 2009

Reviews: Martin Kavka for Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews | Jay Geller for H-German |
Sarah Hammerschlag for Journal of Religion

"'But Does He Really Not Remember?' Cohen’s Revaluing of the Spinozan Politicization of Judaism" in G.W.F. Hegel und Hermann Cohen. Wege zur Versöhnung, ed. Norbert Waszek (Freiburg: Alber, 2018) - a Festschrift for Myriam Bienenstock

"Hermann Cohen über die Paradoxie des Gesetzes, aus den Quellen des Judentums und des Antijudaismus" ["Hermann Cohen on the Paradox of 'Gesetz' Out of the Sources of Judaism and Anti-Judaism"] in Ino Augsberg and Karl-Heinz Ladeur (eds.), Politische Theologie(n) der Demokratie. Das religiöse Erbe des Säkularen ["Political Theology/-ies of Democracy. The Religious Legacy of the Secular"] (Vienna: Turia & Kant, 2018).

"Understanding Law ('Gesetz' and 'Recht') in Hermann Cohen, with Help from the Early Strauss," in Idealistic Studies, vol. 44, no. 2/3 (Summer/Fall 2014, published June 2015): Special issue on "New Directions in the Thought of Leo Strauss," ed. Jeffrey Bernstein.

"The Political Theology Syllabi Project: Dana Hollander," blog post on Political Theology Today, April 24, 2014.

"'Plato Prophesied the Revelation': The Philosophico-Political Theology of Strauss's Philosophy and Law and the Guidance of Hermann Cohen," in Randi Rashkover and Martin Kavka (eds.), Judaism, Liberalism, and Political Theology (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2014)

"Das Messianische bei Levinas und Rosenzweig," in Religion und Politik. Das Messianische in Theologien, Religionswissenschaften und Philosophien des zwanzigsten Jahrhunderts, ed. Gesine Palmer and Thomas Brose (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2013)

"Contested Forgiveness: Jankélévitch, Levinas, and Derrida at the Colloque des intellectuels juifs" in Elisabeth Weber (ed.), Living Together: Jacques Derrida's Communities of Violence and Peace (New York: Fordham University Press, 2012)

"Love-of-Neighbor and Ethics Out of Law in the Philosophy of Hermann Cohen," in German-Jewish Thought Between Religion and Politics. Festschrift in Honor of Paul Mendes-Flohr on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, ed. Christian Wiese and Martina Urban (Berlin: de Gruyter, 2012)

Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy vol. 20.1 (2012) special issue: "Re-imagining the Historical in Jewish Philosophy: Beyond Historicization" (co-edited with Aaron W. Hughes)
(Papers in this special issue originated at our conference Jewish Philosophy: Past Approaches, New Directions." McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) and King's University College (London, Ontario), April 2009.)

"'A Thought in Which Everything Has Been Thought': On the Messianic Idea in Levinas," in Symposium. Canadian Journal of Philosophy / Revue canadienne de philosophie continentale, vol. 14, no. 2 (Fall 2010).

Jacob Taubes, The Political Theology of Paul (Stanford UP, 2004)

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