In this article I compare some elements of Eric Gans’s thought with a few aspects of the philosophy of Hermann Cohen—first and foremost, Gans’s concept of the origin and Cohen’s concept of Ursprung—while revealing the deep affinity between these two lines of thinking.
Almut Sh. Bruckstein“On Jewish Hermeneutics: Maimonides and Bachya as Vectors in Cohen’s Philosophy of Origin,” in Hermann Cohen’s Philosophy of Religioned. Stephane Moses and Hartwig Wiedebach (Hildesheim: Olms1997) 35–50at 37.
Adam Katz“The Question of Originary Method: The Generative Thought Experiment,” in The Originary Hypothesis: A Minimal Proposal for Humanistic Inquiryed. Adam Katz (Aurora co: Davies Group 2007) 101–138 at 101.