Philip S. Bernstein Lecture

Not Yet Now: Speaking of the End and the End of Speaking

Wolfson Lecture Poster

Elliot R. Wolfson PhD, Department of Religious Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara

Monday, November 10, 2014
4:30 p.m.
Welles-Brown Room
Rush Rhees Library


This lecture explores the task of speaking about the end from the perspective of the end of speaking using the nexus between eschatology, the discourse about the end, and apophaticism, the discourse about the limits of discourse. It uses the respective paths of Rosenzweig, Benjamin, and Heidegger, three seminal twentieth-century thinkers.

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Sponsored by the Philip S. Bernstein Chair of Jewish Studies and the Department of Religion and Classics.

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