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Title:
Emmanuel Levinas : his life and legacy
Author:
Malka, Salomon.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Emmanuel Lévinas. English
Publication Information:
Pittsburgh, Pa. : Duquesne University Press, [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xxxvii, 330 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
"An in-depth biography of Emmanuel Lévinas, twentieth century ethical philosopher and religious thinker, that details Levinas's life and his contributions to modern continental thought. Malka's journalistic approach includes personal accounts from Lévinas's family, friends, colleagues and students"--Provided by publisher.
General Note:
Translated from the French.
Language:
English
Contents:
I: Places: Kaunas -- Strasbourg -- Allô -- Freiburg-im-Breisgau -- Paris -- Captivity -- The trace -- The Enio years -- The Rashi course -- The talmudic lesson -- An encounter -- II: Faces: The ferryman and the meteor -- The bad genius -- The double and the opposite -- So to speak -- The near and the far -- The archivist and the precursors -- Glimmers -- Ritual and the world -- Montaigne and Boétie -- Gogol's nose -- Tea -- Recognition -- Levinas in Jerusalem -- Yon Kippur.
Personal Subject:
ISBN:
9780820703572

9780820703589
Format :
Book