Re-reading Levinas

Re-reading Levinas

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These essays provoke new responses to the work of the eminent French philosopher Emmanuel Levinas through an analysis of how the problematics of reading, deconstruction, feminism, and psychotherapy complicate and deepen Levinas's account of responsibility. The re-reading presented here continues and expands on the long-standing debate between Levinas and Jacques Derrida. Published in English for the first time are two key texts in this debate: "Wholly Otherwise" by Levinas and "At this very moment in this work here I am" by more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 156.2 x 234.7 x 18.5mm | 427.98g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253206243
  • 9780253206244
  • 1,097,672

Table of contents

AcknowledgmentsKey to AbbreviationsEditors' IntroductionPART ONE ETHICS AND DECOSTUCTIVE READINGChapter 1. Wholly Otherwise: Emmanuel LevinasChapter 2. At this very moment in this work here I am: Jacques DerridaPART TWO THE LATER LEVINASChapter 3. Presentation: Adrian PeperzakChapter 4. The Face and Reading: Immediacy and Mediation: Jean GreischChapter 5. Levina's Ethical Disclourse between Individuation and Universality: Fabio CiaramelliPART THREE LEVINAS AND THE FEMININEChapter 6. Questions to Emmanuel Levinas: On the Divinity of Love: Luce IrigarayChapter 7. Ethics and the Feminine: Catherine ChalierChapter 8. Antigone's Dilemma: Tina ChanterPART FOUR LEVINA'S READERS: DERRIDA AND BLANCHOTChapter 9. Skepticism in the Face of Philosophy: Robert BernasconiChapter 10. Bois-Derrida's Final Word on Levinas: Simon CritchleyChapter 11. 321 CONTACT: Textuality, the Other, Death: Ruben BerezdivinChapter 12. A Fine Risk: Reading Blachot Reading Levinas: Paul DaviesPART FIVE LEVINAS, PSYCHOANALYSIS, AND ANIMALITYChapter 13. Who Suffers?: Noreen O'ConnorChapter 14. Am I Obsessed by Bobby? (Humanism of the Other Animal): John LlewelynContributorsIndexshow more

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