Essays on Levinas and Law: A Mosaic

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Desmond Manderson
Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 15, 2009 - Philosophy - 288 pages
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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.

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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).

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