1st Edition

Facing the Other The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas

By Sean Hand Copyright 1996
    288 Pages
    by Routledge

    206 Pages
    by Routledge

    Study of one of the key philosophers in the post-Heideggerian field and an increasingly central presence in contemporary debates about identity and responsibility.

    Introduction; Chapter 1 The Feminine, Otherness, Dwelling, Alison Ainley; Chapter 2 On Substitution, David F. Ford; Chapter 3 Levinas and Freud, Steven Gans; Chapter 4 Shadowing Ethics, Seán Hand; Chapter 5 ‘Let’s Leave God Out of This’, Michael Holland; Chapter 6 Infinition and Apophansis, Benjamin Hutchens; Chapter 7 A Supreme Heteronomy?, Philip Leonard; Chapter 8 Levinas and the Jewish Ideal of the Sage, A. H. Lesser; Chapter 9 On Time and Salvation, Graham Ward;


    Seán Hand is Professor of French and Head of the Department of French Studies at the University of Warwick. He is also author of Emmanuel Levinas (Routledge, 2008), editor of The Levinas Reader (Wiley-Blackwell, 2001, reprint) and translator of Levinas’s Difficult Freedom (Johns Hopkins, 2010, 9th reprint). He is equally author of Michel Leiris: Writing the Self (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and Alter Ego: The Critical Writings of Michel Leiris (Legenda, 2004).