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Hermann Cohen

Hermann Cohen

Hermann Cohen’s great posthumous work, Die Religion der Vernunft aus den Quellen des Judentums (The Religion of Reason from the Sources of Judaism), has never...

Hermann Cohen was born in the small town of Coswig, in Anhalt, Germany, in 1842. Abandoning his intention of becoming a rabbi—his father was a...

This astonishingly modern essay was delivered in the form of a lecture, in Berlin in January 1869, by Hermann Cohen, considered by many the foremost...

Does the concept [of social ethics] not contain a redundancy? Can there ever be a morality that does not rest on the social relations of...