top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Face to Face with Levinas
Face to Face with Levinas
Click on image to enlarge

Richard A. Cohen - Editor
SUNY Series in Philosophy
N/A
Hardcover - 264 pages
Release Date: June 1986
ISBN10: 0-88706-258-X
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-258-2

Out of Print
Price: $31.95 
Paperback - 264 pages
Release Date: June 1986
ISBN10: 0-88706-259-8
ISBN13: 978-0-88706-259-9

Quantity:  
Price: $31.95 
Electronic - 264 pages
Release Date: February 2012
ISBN10: 0-7914-9936-7
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-9936-8

Quantity: 
Before purchasing a SUNY Press PDF eBook
for the first time you must read this...

click here
Available as a Google eBook,
for other eReaders and tablet devices,
Click icon below...

Available on Kno platform as an interactive eBook for use on iPad, Web and Android devices. Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

An introduction to the ethical and ontological import of Levinas’ philosophy.

Face to Face with Levinas makes available to American readers the best of recent thought on Emmanuel Levinas. The contributors to this volume are some of the most significant and best-known Levinas scholars in the United States and Europe—Maurice Blanchot, Luce Irigaray, Theodore De Boer, Adriaan Peperzak, Jan de Greef, Alphonso Lingis. Most notably, it features an interview with Levinas by Richard Kearney. This elaborate interview provides a succinct introduction to the themes developed within the book and allows Levinas to restate his philosophy in light of the criticisms that follow.

The contributions range from the imaginative to the academic. Together they provide a well-focused introduction to the ethical and ontological import of Levinas' philosophy.

"These essays are not simply a collection of excellent but disparate pieces. Instead the editor's placement shows that they fall into highly significant categories. The first, 'Proximity,' introduces the main themes of Levinas' work and provides a glimpse of his personality. The second, 'From Ethics to Philosophy,' offers a critical consideration of major themes by leading scholars of the significance of his theory of the other person and its relation to logic, language, and reason in Levinas' thought. The third, 'Contexts,' situates Levinas in a comparative context, in conversation with Kant, Hegel, and others. It includes phenomenological accounts of the sensuous (contrasting Levinas and Heidegger) and the erotic, thus developing themes important in Levinas' own writings." — Edith Wyschogrod, Queens College of the City University of New York

Richard A. Cohen is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Loyola College of Maryland. He is translator of Ethics and Infinity and Time and the Other by Emmanuel Levinas.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

No table of contents available for this publication.


Related Subjects
22265/23571(//)

Related Products

Art and Its Significance
Art and Its Significance
Being and Time
Being and Time
Human Experience
Human Experience
The Moral Warrior
The Moral Warrior
The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives
The Impact of the Internet on Our Moral Lives



Customers Who Bought This Product Also Bought
Foucault's Nietzschean Genealogy
Foucault's Nietzschean Genealogy
Romancing the Cathedral
Romancing the Cathedral
Between Ethics and Aesthetics
Between Ethics and Aesthetics
Ethics and Danger
Ethics and Danger
Philosophy at the Boundary of Reason
Philosophy at the Boundary of Reason
 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg