Levinas, History, Violence
By (author) Brian Schroeder
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Altared Ground by Brian Schroeder
Book DescriptionOne of the most pressing concerns for contemporary society is the issue of violence and the factors that promote it. In Altared Ground: Levinas, History and Violence Brian Schroeder stages an engagement between Emmanuel Levinas, one of the leading figures in 20th century Continental philosophy, and Plato, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and others in the history of ideas. Not merely an exposition of Levinas' original and complex thinking, Brian Schroeder seeks to re-read the history of Western philosophy and religion by going beyond Levinas' alternatives to traditional theories of the self in order to suggest a notion of subjectivity that is not grounded in violence.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415914529
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 27-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Brian Schroeder
Japanese and Continental Philosophy, Paperback (November 2010)
Dialogues between two important philosophical traditions
Levinas and the Ancients, Paperback (August 2008)» View all books by Brian Schroeder
Addresses the relationship between Emmanuel Levinas and the world of ancient thought. This book explores philosophy, and themes touching on religion, mythology, metaphysics, ontology, epistemology, ethics, and politics.
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Author Biography - Brian Schroeder
Brian Schroeder is Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Maine.
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