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Tuesday, 28 December

212. Lessing and His German-Jewish Legacy

1:45–3:00 p.m., Regency Ballroom C1, Loews

Program arranged by the G. E. Lessing Society

Presiding: Liliane Weissberg, Univ. of Pennsylvania

1. “Lessing and Spinoza in the Career of Berthold Auerbach,” Sven-Erik Rose, Miami Univ., Oxford

2. “The Pantheism Debate in 1930: Leo Strauss on Spinoza,” Jeffrey Scott Librett, Univ. of Oregon

3. “Cassirer Reads Lessing: The Search for Truth and The Philosophy of the Enlightenment,” Ronald Schechter, Coll. of William and Mary

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