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Encounters with Levinas

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Philosophy, French -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementThomas Trezise, special editor for this issue.
    SeriesYale French studies -- no. 104
    ContributionsTrezise, Thomas, 1953-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination146 p. ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15548517M
    ISBN 10030010216X
    OCLC/WorldCa53471452

    Book Information: Emmanuel Levinas, one of the twentieth century's most eminent ethical philosophers and religious thinkers, introduced to French philosophy the idea of the other as the rupture of the same, the idea that was to become the foundation of late twentieth century continental thought.   One could contend that this biography is a practical application of Levinas's philosophy: Emmanuel Levinas: His Life and Legacy recounts Malka's description of the experience of the ethical encounter with Levinas, the Other person. Two interrelated parts compose this book. Part One, entitled "Places," comprises chapters 1–8.

      A strikingly frequent occurrence in Bakewell’s account featured an individual picking up a book at a specific, retrospectively significant moment (Sartre reading Levinas, Levinas reading Husserl. An attempt to draw upon Levinas‟s frequent reference to Descartes‟ idea of God to characterize the Other‟s “metaphysical” trans-ascendence encounters a similar problem: When Descartes breaks off his meditation to “marvel” at the idea of God in him, we may recognize an emblem of the “welcoming” which, according to Levinas, is ourFile Size: KB.

      At the same time, Levinas's own texts are inscriptions and documents of those encounters with "Others" around which his philosophy is turning. Thus the texts simultaneously convey an immediate experience of how his intellectual position emerged and how it is put into practice.4/5(18).   Yale French Studies, Number The Power of Rhetoric, the Rhetoric of Power: Jean Paulhan’s Fiction, Criticism, and Editorial Activity Michael Syrotinski, Special Editor for this issue.


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Get this from a library. Encounters with Levinas. [Thomas Trezise;] -- "The philosopher Emmanuel Levinas produced a considerable body of work, most notably Totality and infinity and Otherwise than Being, as well as a series of texts devoted specifically to Judaism. Yet. At the same time, Levinas’s own texts are inscriptions and documents of those encounters with “Others” around which his philosophy is turning.

Thus the texts simultaneously convey an immediate experience of how his intellectual position emerged and how it is put into practice.3/5(1). Books shelved as levinas: Otherwise than Being, or, Beyond Essence by Emmanuel Levinas, Ethics and Infinity: Conversations with Philippe Nemo by Emmanuel.

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Fiorre has first hand information with people who have experienced this and they tell their story in the book. I highly recommend reading this book if you want to learn more about what a UFO abduction is by: 7. Combining elements from Heidegger's philosophy of being-in-the-world and the tradition of Jewish theology, Levinas has evolved a new type of ethics based on a concept of the Other in two different but complementary aspects.

He describes his encounters with those philosophers and literary authors (most of them his contemporaries) whose writings have most significantly contributed to the. Yale French Studies, Number (Paperback) Encounters with Levinas (Yale French Studies Series) By Thomas Trezise (Editor).

Yale University Press,pp. Levinas and Lacan traces the similar concepts and logics of Jacques Lacan and Emmanuel Levinas, to explicitly render the rigorous questioning of the philosophic tradition undertaken by these thinkers, and to articulate the theoretical stakes and practical consequences of such a conjunction for ethics.

In this book, contemporary philosophers examine this missed encounter between Levinas and. through the encounters staged amongst the work of Claire Denis and of two philosophers, Jean-Luc Nancy and Emmanuel Levinas, although other voices interrupt throughout.

Denis is one of the most challenging and distinc-tive filmmakers working in France today. Despite the significant amount of. By “face” Levinas means the human face (or in French, visage), but not thought of or experienced as a physical or aesthetic object.

Rather, the first, usual, unreflective encounter with the face is as the living presence of another person and, therefore, as something experienced socially and ethically.

“Living presence,” for Levinas. Aspects of Alterity: Levinas, Marcel, and the Contemporary Debate. In this Book. Levinas and those influenced by him point out that the philosophical tradition of the West has generally favored the self at the expense of the other.

Such a self-centered perspective never encounters the other qua other, however. In response, postmodern. Postmetaphysical accounts of Being, as exemplified by the thinkers of Zabala's analysis, as well as by Nietzsche, Dewey, and others he encounters, don't abandon Being.

Rather, they reject rigid, determined modes of essentialist thought in favor of more fluid, malleable, and adaptable conceptions, redefining the pursuit and meaning of philosophy.

Face-to-face (philosophy), a philosophical concept described by Emmanuel Lévinas based on the idea that people are responsible to one-another in their face-to-face encounters Face-to-face interaction, a concept in sociology, linguistics and communication studies involving social interaction carried out without any mediating technology.

Challenging questions that probe deeply the future of Jewish identity. pages, softcover. Fortress. Encountering the Jewish Future: With Wiesel, Buber, Hesschel, Arendt, Brand: Fortress Press. The Halevi Book 5.

Into Life: Rosenzweig’s Essays on God, Man and the World Martin Buber 6. The Meaning of Hasidism: Martin Buber and Gershom Scholem 7. Autobiography and the Becoming of the Self: Martin Buber and Joseph Campbell Emmanuel Levinas 8.

Franz Rosenzweig and Emmanuel Levinas: A Midrash or Thought-Experiment 9. The Ethics of the Face to Face Encounter: Schroeder, Levinas, and the Glance Author(s): EDWARD S. CASEY in the wake not just of Levinas's work but of deconstruction and postmodernism more generally.

What is violence. And, indeed, in every chapter of this challenging book, the tension between the irreplaceable but problematized human. Emmanuel Levinas is now widely recognised alongside Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty and Sartre as one of the most important Continental philosophers of the twentieth century.

His abiding concern was the primacy of the ethical relation to the other person and his central thesis was that ethics is first philosophy. Emmanuel Levinas pulls the would-be phenomenologist past a phenomenology of the subject (whether the intending ego and the transcendental ego of Husserl or the Dasein of Heidegger;p.

Author: Joan Conger. Figuration: Emmanuel Levinas and the Image (Yale French Studies, No. Encounters with Levinas) | Philippe Crignon | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. From the issue of the Advocates' Forum.

Suffering, Relatedness and Transformation: Levinas and Relational Psychodynamic Theory Ruth Domrzalski. Abstract Using the work of 20 th century French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas, the following article examines the theoretical basis for the clinical concepts of empathy, attunement, and responsiveness.

It demonstrates that Levinas provides a.Katz’s most recent book, Levinas and the Crisis of Humanism (Bloomington: Indiana University Press ), turns to Levinas’s texts on Jewish education to build a fuller picture of his conception of subjectivity.

Her arguments, which appear in a series of articles that precede this book, make a strong case that the often accepted distinction.ABSTRACT.

Levinas and Dostoevsky on the Ethics of Infinite Love. David Banach. Saint Anselm College. Levinas was deeply influenced in both the content and expression of the ethical foundation of his metaphysics by his reading of Dostoevsky.

Dostoevsky attempts to formulate a solution to the problem that the laceration caused by our self-conscious awareness of our infinite responsibility to all.