Totality and Infinity

Totality and Infinity : An Essay on Exteriority

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Influenced in part by the dialogical philosophies of Franz Rosenzweig and Martin Buber, Totality and Infinity departs from the ethically neutral tradition of ontology to analyze the face-to-face relation with the Other. First published in English by Duquesne in 1969, this has become one of the classics of modern philosophy. Fully more

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  • Paperback | 314 pages
  • 152 x 224 x 22mm | 580.6g
  • Duquesne University Press
  • Pittsburgh, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0820702455
  • 9780820702452
  • 41,721

About Emmanuel Levinas

EMMANUEL LEVINAS, a major voice in twentieth century philosophical thought, died in late 1995. After studying under Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger in the late 1920s, Levinas went on to develop a philosophical system that placed ethics at its center. His writings have influenced several generations of French philosophers, including Jacques Derrida, and have won him an admiring audience among more

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