Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority.
In regard to rhetoric, Emmanuel Levinas stands against its violence. In spite of the rhetoric, he justifies the notion of discourse in Totality and Infinity in order to prove the possibility of the ethical relationship between the Same and the Other. In later works, he also criticizes the ontological language, which is used in the tradition of occidental philosophy.
Abstract This essay explores the early Chinese text Guanzi to address the question of ethical responsibility in the work of Emmanuel Levinas. We begin with the premise that being responsive to the other, feeling the impossibility of renouncing ethical obligation, and experiencing the basic moral asymmetry at the heart of Levinas’s project all rely on the welcome openness of the subject that.
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Download PDF. Abstract. An examination of Emmanuel Levinas’ writings on money reveals his distance from—and indebtedness to—a philosophical predecessor, Georg Simmel. Levinas and Simmel share a phenomenological approach to analyses of the proximity of the stranger, the importance of the face, and the interruption of the dyadic relationship by the third. Money is closely linked to the.
Infinity, An Essay on Exteriority, trans. Alphonso Lingis, Pennsylvania: Duquesne University Press, 2001, (henceforth, Totality and Infinity ). Preface viii concern for the German homeland. Although they too can be highly critical of his nationalistic leanings, they provide more balanced interpretations of his writings. 3 On the other hand, Dallmayr and Young tend to offer strongly positive.
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Levinas, Emmanuel. Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority. Pittsburg: Duquesne University Press, 1969. Louchakova-Schwartz, Olga. “Direct Intuition: Strategies of Knowledge in the Phenomenology of Life, with Reference to the Philosophy of Illumination”. In A.-T.-Tymieniecka (ed.), Phenomenology and the Human Positioning in the.