Emmanuel Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings
Emmanuel Levinas (1906–1996) has exerted a profound influence on 20th-century continental philosophy. This anthology, including Levinas's key philosophical texts over a period of more than forty years, provides an ideal introduction to his thought and offers insights into his most innovative ideas. Five of the ten essays presented here appear in English for the first time. An introduction by Adriaan Peperzak outlines Levinas's philosophical development and the basic themes of his writings. Each essay is accompanied by a brief introduction and notes. This collection is an ideal text for students of philosophy concerned with understanding and assessing the work of this major philosopher.
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Review: Emmanuel Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings (Studies in Continental Thought)User Review - Kirby Gann - Goodreads
Not an easy read by any stretch of the imagination--Levinas wrote some of the most exacting and tortuous prose out there. Thankfully the editors (I'm a fan of Simon Critchley in particular) are there ... Read full review
Review: Emmanuel Levinas: Basic Philosophical Writings (Studies in Continental Thought)User Review - Chary - Goodreads
This book gave me mind bending hell in undergrad; yet, it remains in my mind as the book that taught me everything I know about disection of all forms and genres of media, ie in terms of searching for ... Read full review