By (author) Sean Hand
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Emmanuel Levinas by Sean Hand
Book DescriptionBest known for his theories of ethics and responsibility, Emmanuel Levinas was one of the most profound and influential thinkers of the last century. In this clear, accessible guide, Sean Hand examines why Levinas is increasingly fundamental to the study of literature and culture today. Exploring the intellectual and social contexts of his work and the events that shaped it, Hand considers: * the influence of phenomenology and Judaism on Levinas's thought * key concepts such as the 'face', the 'other', ethical consciousness and responsibility * Levinas's work on aesthetics * the relationship of philosophy and religion in his writings * the interaction of his work with historical discussions * his often complex relationships with other theorists and theories Emmanuel Levinas's unique contribution to theory set an exemplary standard for all subsequent thought. This outstanding guide to his work will prove invaluable to scholars and students across a wide range of disciplines - from philosophy and literary criticism through to international relations and the creative arts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415402750
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sean Hand
Facing the Other, Paperback (August 2010)
Study of one of the key philosophers in the post-Heideggerian field and an increasingly central presence in contemporary debates about identity and responsibility.
Difficult Freedom, Paperback (September 2008)
Topics include ethics, aesthetics, politics, messianism, Judaism and women, and Jewish-Christian relations, as well as the work of Spinoza, Hegel, Heidegger, Franz Rosenzweig, Simone Weil, and Jules Issac.
Michel Leiris, Paperback (April 2006)» View all books by Sean Hand
This is the first full-length study in English of Michel Leiris's work.
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Author Biography - Sean Hand
Sean Hand is Professor of French and Head of the Department of French Studies at the University of Warwick. His central research interests focus on twentieth-century French writing and philosophy.
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