Essays on Levinas and Law: A Mosaic

Front Cover
Desmond Manderson
Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 15, 2009 - Philosophy - 288 pages
0 Reviews
This collection brings together major writers and major works on what Emmanuel Levinas means to law, and injects Levinas' provocative ethics right into the heart of living law, radically changing our understanding of both.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Can a Levinasian Ethics Generate
21
Levinasian Ethics and the Concept of Law
39
Questions for a Reluctant Jurisprudence of Alterity
55
Copyright

11 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2009)

DESMOND MANDERSON holds the Canada Research Chair in Law and Discourse at the Faculty of Law, McGill University, Canada. He teaches, supervises, and publishes on a wide range of subjects involving interdisciplinary work in law and the humanities, with particular interests in ideas about the relationship of law to aesthetics, philosophy, ethics, music, and literature. He is the author of several books including From Mr Sin to Mr Big: A History of Australian Drug Laws (1993); Courting Death: The Law of Mortality (1999); Songs Without Music: Aesthetic Dimensions of Law and Justice (2000); and Proximity, Levinas, and the Soul of Law (2006).

Bibliographic information