Levinas, Law, Politics
Edited by Marinos Diamantides
Normal Price: $224.00
Your Price: $201.60 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $22.40! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $10.08 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Levinas, Law, Politics by Marinos Diamantides
Book DescriptionEmmanuel Levinas' re-formulation of subjectivity, responsibility and the good has radically influenced post-structuralist thought. Political and legal theory, however, have only marginally profited from his moral philosophy. Levinas' theme of one's infinite responsibility for the other has often been romanticized by some advocates of multiculturalism and natural justice. In this volume, political theorists, philosophers and legal scholars critically engage with this idealization of Levinas' ethics. The authors show that his crucial formulation of the idea of 'the other in me' does not offer a quick cure for today's nationalist, racist and religious divides. Nor does his notion of anarchic responsibility provide immediate relief for the agony of dealing with matters of life and death. The rebelliousness of Levinas' thought is rediscovered here and used to challenge preconceptions of social, legal and individual responsibility.
Buy Levinas, Law, Politics book by Marinos Diamantides from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781904385615
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Routledge Cavendish
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 10-May-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Marinos Diamantides
View all books by Marinos Diamantides
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Levinas, Law, Politics book by Marinos Diamantides and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Marinos Diamantides
Marinos Diamantides is Senior Lecturer in Law at Birkbeck School of Law, UK.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.