Facing the Other

The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas

By Sean Hand

© 1996 – Routledge

288 pages

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About the Book

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

About the Author

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).

About the Series

Routledge Jewish Studies Series

Studies, which are interpreted to cover the disciplines of history, sociology, anthropology, culture, politics, philosophy, theology, religion, as they relate to Jewish affairs. The remit includes texts which have as their primary focus issues, ideas, personalities and events of relevance to Jews, Jewish life and the concepts which have characterised Jewish culture both in the past and today. The series is interested in receiving appropriate scripts or proposals.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies