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Emmanuel Lévinas

Abi Doukhan

Emmanuel Lévinas

a philosophy of exile

by Abi Doukhan

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Published by Continuum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Other (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementAbi Doukhan
    SeriesContinuum studies in Continental philosophy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB2430.L484 D68 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25282830M
    ISBN 109781441195760, 9781441136244
    LC Control Number2012010141

    Recent debates within Continental philosophy have decisively renewed the question of the ethical, with the French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas () as its center. Coming from yet in contestation with the phenomenological traditions of Husserl and Heidegger, Levinas defines ethics as an originary response to the face of the : Totality and Infinity () is a central but very difficult text. In it Levinas argues that Western philosophy has been captured by a notion of totality from which nothing is distant, exterior, or other and that, thus, when persons who are different confront such totalistic ways of living and thinking, they go to war.4/5(6).

      Emmanuel Levinas is one of the most important figures of twentieth-century philosophy. Exerting a profound influence upon such thinkers as Derrida, Lyotard, Blanchot, and Irigaray, Levinas's work bridges several major gaps in the evolution of continental philosophy—between modern and postmodern, phenomenology and poststructuralism, ethics and : Columbia University Press. Find nearly any book by Emmanuel Levinas. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. Emmanuel Levinas (Emmanuel Lévinas) used books, rare books and new books Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide.

    Emmanuel Levinas () is the author of Time and the Other, Totality and Infinity, Otherwise than Being or Beyond Essence, and many other philosophical Poller is the translator of Ahmadou Kourouma's Monnew and Michael Jeanneret's Perpetual Motion. Richard A. Cohen is the Isaac Swift Distinguished Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and. Levinas's teaching reveals ethics to be the first philosophy: his call to responsibility henceforth obliges thought to refer not to the true but to the good. In assuming this colossal responsibility, Levinas has changed the course of contemporary philosophy. The Levinas Reader is the most comprehensive introduction to Levinas's.


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Emmanuel Levinas has been Professor of Philosophy at the Sorbonne and the director of the Ecole Normale Israelite Orientale. Through such works as "Totality and Infinity" and "Otherwise than Being", he has exerted a profound influence on twentieth-century continental philosophy, providing inspiration for Derrida, Lyotard, Blanchot and Irigaray/5(4).

Books By Emmanuel Levinas All Formats Kindle Edition Paperback Hardcover Board book Sort by: Sort by: Popularity. Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority (Martinus Nijhoff Philosophy Texts Book 1) Dec 6, by E.

Levinas. Emmanuel Levinas (–) has exerted a profound influence on 20th-century continental philosophy. This anthology, including Levinas's key philosophical texts over a period of more than forty years, provides an ideal introduction to his thought and offers insights into his most innovative ideas/5(12).

Looking for books by Emmanuel Levinas. See all books authored by Emmanuel Levinas, including Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority, and Ethics and Infinity: Conversations with Philippe Nemo, and more on Emmanuel Levinas’s books Emmanuel Levinas Average rating: 3, ratings reviews distinct works • Similar authors/5.

Emmanuel Levinas (–) has exerted a profound influence on 20th-century continental philosophy. This anthology, including Levinas's key philosophical texts over a period of more than forty years, provides an ideal introduction to his thought and offers insights into his most innovative ideas.

Five of the ten essays presented here appear in English for the first time. EMMANUEL LEVINAS, a major voice in twentieth century philosophical thought, died in late After studying under Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger in the late s, Levinas went on to develop a philosophical system that placed ethics at its by: Otherwise than Being, or Beyond Essence, first published inis the second of Levinas's mature philosophical works, the first being Totality and Infinity (first published in ).

Otherwise than Being is essentially the sequel to Totality and Infinity, further elaborating the rich and comprehensive philosophy of ethical metaphysics that Cited by: Argues that it is not only possible but of the highest exigency to understand one's humanity through the humanity of others.

This book also argues that the humanity of the human is found in the recognition that the other person comes first, that the suffering and mortality of others are the obligations and morality of the self. In "Humanism of the Other", Emmanuel Levinas argues that it is not.

Books shelved as levinas: Otherwise than Being, or, Beyond Essence by Emmanuel Levinas, Ethics and Infinity: Conversations with Philippe Nemo by Emmanuel. Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority (French: Totalité et Infini: essai sur l'extériorité) is a book about ethics by the philosopher Emmanuel influenced by phenomenology, it is considered one of Levinas's most important : Emmanuel Levinas.

Discover librarian-selected research resources on Emmanuel Levinas from the Questia online library, including full-text online books, academic journals, magazines, newspapers and more. Emmanuel Levinas: Selected full-text books and articles.

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First published inOn Escape represents Emmanuel Levinas's first attempt to break with the ontological obsession of the Western tradition. In it, Levinas not only affirms the necessity of an escape from being, but also gives a meaning and a direction to it. Beginning with an analysis of need not as lack or some external limit to a self-sufficient being, but as a positive relation to our.

Descubre el gran catálogo de Emmanuel Levinas libros en línea. Envío gratis en todo el mundo en más de 20 millones de títulos. This book provides a clear and helpful overview of the thought of Emmanuel Levinas, one of the most significant and interesting philosophers of the late twentieth century.

Michael L. Morgan presents an overall interpretation of Levinas's central principle that human existence is fundamentally ethical and that its ethical character is grounded.

Totality and Infinity is the most difficult text I have ever read. The philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas, a Lithuanian-born French thinker who was one of the most influential postmodernists for much of the twentieth century, is quite intentionally unlike any other philosophy any other philosopher has produced/5.

These essays provoke new responses to the work of the eminent French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas through an analysis of how the problematics of reading, deconstruction, feminism, and psychotherapy complicate and deepen Levinas's account of responsibility. The re-reading presented here continues and expands on the long-standing debate between Levinas and Jacques Derrida.

to say Adieu to Emmanuel Levinas. I knew that my voice would tremble at the moment of saying it, and especially saying it aloud, right here, before him, so close to him, pronouncing this word of adieu, this word a-Dieu, which, in a certain sense, I get from him, a word that he will have taught me to think or to pro­ nounce otherwise.

1File Size: 1MB. Alterity and Transcendence displays Levinas's philosophical thinking very well. It is of particular interest to those who try philosophically to ground legal terms such as human rights and especially human dignity without reference to political consensus or foundational : Columbia University Press.The thirteen essays collected in this volume investigate the possibility that the word God can be understood now, at the end of the twentieth century, in a meaningful way.

Nine of the essays appear in English translation for the first time. Among Levinas's writings, this volume distinguishes itself, both for students of his thought and for a wider audience, by the range of issues it addresses.Book Information: Emmanuel Levinas, one of the twentieth century's most eminent ethical philosophers and religious thinkers, introduced to French philosophy the idea of the other as the rupture of the same, the idea that was to become the foundation of late twentieth century continental thought.