By (author) Alphonso Lingis
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Trust by Alphonso Lingis
Book DescriptionIn the tradition of such international travelers as Paul Theroux, Pico Iyer, and Ryszard Kapuscinski, and with insight reminiscent of John Berger and Joan Didion, Lingis shares both the private revelations and the universal connections he acquires on his exotic journeys. "Travel far enough," he concludes, "and we find ourselves happily back in the infantile world"-where trust is ultimate.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780816643721
(240mm x 141mm x 17mm)
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 27-Apr-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Alphonso Lingis
Body Transformations, Hardback (September 2005)
Written by a critic and philosopher, this book examines the question: how are we to understand the strangeness of our bodies? Covering a range of subjects, from ethics and fetishism, to the function of genitals and the distinctiveness of good actions, it is useful for students and scholars of cultural studies, sociology and gender studies.
Trust, Paperback (April 2004)
Alphonso Lingis, traveller extraordinaire, discusses the trust that is inherent in travel and reflects on his many journeys. He finds a condition close to childlike innocence, where trust is ultimate and on the way discovers new truths about spirituality, masculinity, love, death, ecstasy and change.
Dangerous Emotions, Paperback (March 2000)
Explores the religion of animals, the force in blessings and in curses.
Collected Philosophical Papers, Paperback (January 1998)» View all books by Alphonso Lingis
This collection contains 11 of the most significant articles written by Emmanuel Levinas, one of the most important philosophers of the phenomenological-existential tradition.
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Author Biography - Alphonso Lingis
Alphonso Lingis is author of The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common, Dangerous Emotions, Abuses, and Foreign Bodies. He is professor emeritus of philosophy at Pennsylvania State University.
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