A Life of Courage: Sherwin Wine and Humanistic Judaism by Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Marilyn Rowens, Harry Cook

By Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Marilyn Rowens, Harry Cook

Compiled by way of Dan Cohn-Sherbok, Harry cook dinner & Marilyn Rowens, a lifetime of braveness is either a biography of and a tribute to the extraordinary lifetime of Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine. founding father of Humanistic Judaism. Wine all started the flow of Humanistic Judaism within the early Sixties on the Birmingham Temple in suburban Detroit, Michigan, with the idea that secular Jewish tradition and Jewish background form people's identification as Jews, instead of their trust in God.

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Lev Semenovich Vygotsky (1896–1934), a Russian psychologist, advanced a historical and cultural approach to psychology. He investigated the structure of consciousness. A profound theoretician, he was also a man of practice who founded and directed a number of research laboratories. 27 Džords B¯erklijs, Trakt¯ats par cilv¯eka izzi¸nas principiem. Tri¯s sarunas starp Hilasu un Filonusu/Tulkojums ang¸lu valod¯a un sast¯ad¯ijums Z. Ikere (R¯iga: Zvaizgne, 1989). In translating Berkeley’s A Treatise Concerning Human Knowledge and Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous, in Opposition to Sceptics and Atheists I had to coin new words as equivalent translation variants for some of Berkeley’s terms.

P. 119. 21 Maija K¯ule and Rihards K¯ulis, Filosofija (R¯iga: Burtnieks, 1996, 1997), p. 447. 22 Maija K¯ule, Eirodzi¯ve: Formas, principi, izj¯utas (R¯iga: LU Filozofijas un sociolog‘ijas instit¯uts, 2006). 22 23 ZAIGA IKERE Marlies E. , Analecta Husserliana. The Yearbook of Phenomenological Research, Vol. LXIII (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2000). 24 Steven Pinker, The Language Instinct (London: Penguin Books, 1994), p. 59. 25 John J. Saeed, Semantics, 2nd ed. (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003), p. 44. 26 Lev Vygotsky, Thought and Language (Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1986).

40 KIYMET SELVI experiences. Phenomenon means “that which displays itself ” (Farber, 1928, pp. 41–44). The phenomena themselves are the theme of phenomenology. There is no definite answer to the question of what phenomenology is. It is concerned with the a priori nature of perceptions, judgments, and feelings of an individual (Kockelmans, 1967) and with the meaning of phenomena based on an individual’s perception. Phenomenology deals with things themselves, on an individual basis. Phenomenology as the general doctrine of essences is related to epistemology, which is interested in “pure phenomena” as truly absolute data.

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