New PDF release: Altared Ground: Levinas, History, Violence

By Brian Schroeder

ISBN-10: 0415914523

ISBN-13: 9780415914529

ISBN-10: 0415914531

ISBN-13: 9780415914536

the most urgent issues for modern society is the problem of violence and the criteria that market it. In Altared floor: Levinas, background and Violence Brian Schroeder phases an engagement among Emmanuel Levinas, one of many best figures in twentieth century Continental philosophy, and Plato, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and others within the heritage of principles. no longer in basic terms an exposition of Levinas' unique and complicated considering, Brian Schroeder seeks to re-read the historical past of Western philosophy and faith through going past Levinas' choices to standard theories of the self so as to recommend a suggestion of subjectivity that's not grounded in violence.

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