Levinas and Kierkegaard in Dialogue

Levinas and Kierkegaard in Dialogue

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Few philosophers have devoted more than passing attention to similarities between the thought of Sa(c)ren Kierkegaard, a Danish Christian, and Emmanuel Levinas, a French Jew. Here, one of philosophy of religion's most distinctive voices offers a sustained comparison. Focusing on questions surrounding otherness, transcendence, postmodernity, and the nature of religious thought, Merold Westphal draws readers into a dialogue between the two thinkers. Westphal's masterful command of both philosophies shows that each can learn from the other. Levinas and Kierkegaard in Dialogue is an insightful and accessible contribution to philosophical considerations of ethics and religion."show more

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  • Electronic book text | 203 pages
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, United States
  • English
  • 0253003148
  • 9780253003140

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