Levinas' 'Totality and Infinity' : A Reader's Guide
By: Large, William.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Reader's Guides: Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (162 p.).ISBN: 9781472534125.Subject(s): Infinite | Phenomenology | Whole and parts (Philosophy)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Levinas' 'Totality and Infinity' : A Reader's GuideDDC classification: 190 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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FC; Half title; Also Available From Bloomsbury; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword; Author's Note; 1 Overview of themes and context; The phenomenological method of Totality and Infinity; Levinas as a Jewish philosopher; 2 Reading the text; Preface; The same and the other; Interiority and economy; Ethics and the face; Beyond the face; Conclusions; 3 Reception and influence; The problem of presentation; The problem of politics; The problem of the feminine; The problem of religion; 4 Further reading; Notes; Index
Emmanuel Levinas' Totality and Infinity is a monumental work of phenomenological enquiry that goes on to assert the centrality of ethics to philosophical thought. This Reader's Guide provides a detailed explanation of the work, breaking down the occasionally intimidating but always inspirational content of Totality and Infinity for non-specialist readers, unpacking the complexities of Levinas' thought with clarity and rigour. Ideal for students coming to Levinas for the first time, the book offers essential guidance, outlining key themes, approaches to reading the text, the reception, and i
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