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Prophetic politics : Emmanuel Levinas and the sanctification of suffering / Philip J. Harold.

Author:
Harold, Philip J. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Description:
1 online resource (xxxiii, 284 pages).
Series:
Series in Continental thought. [More in this series]
Summary note:
In Prophetic Politics, Philip J. Harold offers an original interpretation of the political dimension of Emmanuel Levinas's thought. Harold argues that Levinas's mature position in Otherwise Than Being breaks radically with the dialogical inclinations of his earlier Totality and Infinity and that transformation manifests itself most clearly in the peculiar nature of Levinas's relationship to politics. Levinas's philosophy is concerned not with the ethical per se, in either its applied or its transcendent forms, but with the source of ethics. Once this source is revealed to be an anarchic inte.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Lévinas, Emmanuel [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780821443156 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0821443151 ((electronic bk.))
  • ((hc ; : alk. paper))
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