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The Levinas Reader

 
 
 
 
The Levinas Reader
Author: Emmanuel Levinas
ISBN 13: 9780631164470
ISBN 10: 631164472
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Publication Date: 1989
Format: Paperback
Pages: 320
List Price: $56.95
 
 

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. "The Levinas Reader" collects essays by Levinas, many seen here in English for the first time, encompassing every aspect of his thought: the early phenomenological studies written under the guidance and inspiration of Husserl and Heidegger; the fully developed ethical critique of such totalizing philosophies; the pioneering texts on the moral dimension to aesthetics;