Levinas In Jerusalem: Phenomenology, Ethics, Politics, Aesthetics

A disciple of Husserl and Heidegger, a contemporary of Sartre and Merleau-Ponty, Levinas entirely renewed the way of thinking ethics in our times. In contrast to the whole tradition of Western philosophy, he considered ethics neither as an aspiration to individual perfection, nor as the highest bran...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hansel, Jol͡le. (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2009.
Series:Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Philosophy ; 14
Online Access:https://ezaccess.library.uitm.edu.my/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6248-3
Table of Contents:
  • Part One: Phenomenology. Leaving the Climate of Heidegger<U+0019>s Thinking. The Presence of Being and Time in Totality and Infinity.-The Theoretical to the Rescue of Levinas
  • Part Two: Ethics, Politics and Justice. Judaism, the Jewish People and the State. A Reading of Emmanuel Levinas<U+0019>s Talmudic Commentary "Judaism and Revolution". Necessity and Legitimacy of the State. Political Reason and Prophetism: How is the Other Ordered to Me? Levinas and Bergson on Justice and Infinity. In Defense of Violence: Levinas and the Problem of Justice
  • Part Three: Eros and the Feminine. The Language of the Meeting with the Other and the Phenomenology of Eros. Traces of Aesthetic Thinking in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas. Teaching as an Internalization of Feminine Aspects.