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Lévinas, Emmanuel

Works: 1,783 works in 5,495 publications in 12 languages and 186,353 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Commentaries 
Subject Headings: Philosophers 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Translator, Interviewee, Other, Dedicatee, Contributor, Honoree, Performer, Creator, Interviewer, Collector, Thesis advisor, pre, Compiler, Collaborator
Classifications: B2430.L483, 194
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Totality and infinity : an essay on exteriority. by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

58 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,054 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in English by Duquesne in 1969, this has become one of the classics of modern philosophy
Of God who comes to mind by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

78 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,048 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmanuel Levinas is one of the most original philosophers in the twentieth century. In this book, continuing his thought on obligation, he investigates the possibility that the word God can be understood now, at the end of the twentieth century, in a meaningful way. The thirteen essays collected in this volume offer an introduction to the wide range of Levinas's thought, addresses philosophical questions concerning politics, language and religion and the philosophies of, amongst others, Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Marx and Derrida. The essays also touch on the Marxist concept of ideology, death, hermeneutics, the concept of evil, the philosophy of dialogue, the relation of language to the Other, and the acts of communication and mutual understanding. Nine of the essays appear in English for the first time
Time and the other and additional essays by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

101 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ce texte reproduit quatre conférences faites en 1946 et 1947, sous ce titre, au Collège de philosophie fondé par Jean Wahl, lieu d'ouverture dans lequel se retrouvait, au lendemain de la Libération, " la multiplicité même des tendances dans la philosophie vivante ". Repris dans la collection Quadrige, il est régulièrement réédité, preuve que " cette façon d'interroger le temps nous semble en être, aujourd'hui encore, le problème vivant " remarque l'auteur dans sa préface
The theory of intuition in Husserl's phenomenology by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Existence and existents by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

86 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une négation qui se voudrait absolue, mais niant tout existant -jusqu'à l'existant qu'est la pensée effectuant cette négation même- ne saurait mettre fin à la "scène " toujours ouverte de l'être, de l'être au sens verbal : être anonyme qu'aucun étant ne revendique, être sans étants ou sans êtres, incessant "remue-ménage ", pour reprendre une métaphore de Blanchot, il y a impersonnel, comme un "il pleut " ou un "il fait nuit ". Terme foncièrement distinct du "es gibt " heideggerien. Il n'a jamais été ni la traduction, ni la démarque de l'expression allemande et de ses connotations d'abondance et de générosité. Il faut insister sur le caractère désertique, obsédant et horrible de l'il y a et sur son inhumaine neutralité. Neutralité à surmonter. Sortie recherchée dans ce livre. Analyses esquissées dans ce sens de la relation à autrui
Otherwise than being, or, Beyond essence by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

31 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Otherwise than being or beyond essence is a sequel to Levinas's totality and infinity. An immensely challenging and sophisticated work, it is generally considered Levinas's most important contribution to the contemporary debate surrounding the closure of metaphysical discourse, much commented upon by Jacques Derrida. The work contains a fundamentally original theory of the ethical relationship and describes the face-to-face relationship, sensibility, responsibility and speech. The process of the revelation of Being as laid out by modern phenomenological ontology is severely criticized, as the author claims that the ultimate account of these phenomena is not in ontology, the exposition of the meaning of Being, but in a paradoxical discourse, in a skeptical mode, of what is beyond Being."--Jacket
Totalité et infini ; essai sur l'extériorité by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

109 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in French and English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entre nous : on thinking-of-the-other by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of 21 essays, dating from 1951 to 1988, touches on the major themes of concern to Levinas. Topics include the idea of culture, transcendence, justice and charity, ethics and the meaning of temporality
Proper names by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

60 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Levinas reader by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmanuel Levinas has been Professor of Philosophy at the Sorbonne and the director of the Ecole Normale Israelite Orientale. Through such works as "Totality and Infinity" and "Otherwise than Being", he has exerted a profound influence on twentieth-century continental philosophy, providing inspiration for Derrida, Lyotard, Blanchot and Irigaray. "The Levinas Reader" collects, often for the first time in English, essays by Levinas encompassing every aspect of his thought: the early phenomenological studies written under the guidance and inspiration of Husserl and Heidegger; the fully developed ethical critique of such totalizing philosophies; the pioneering texts on the moral dimension to aesthetics; the rich and subtle readings of the Talmud which are an exemplary model of an ethical, transcendental philosophy at work; the admirable meditations on current political issues. Sean Hand's introduction gives a complete overview of Levinas's work and situates each chapter within his general contribution to phenomenology, aesthetics, religion, politics and, above all, ethics. Each essay has been prefaced with a brief introduction presenting the basic issues and the necessary background, and suggesting ways to study the text further. -- Back cover
Ethics and infinity by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the time of the nations by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 'nations' of the title are the 'seventy nations': in the Talmudic idiom, the whole of humanity surrounding Israel. In this major collection of essays, Levinas considers Judaism's uncertain relationship to European culture since the Enlightenment, problems of distance and integration. It also includes five Talmudic readings from between 1981 and 1986, essays on Franz Rosenzweig and Moses Mendelssohn, and a discussion with Francoise Armengaud which raises questions of central importance to Jewish philosophy in the context of general philosophy. This work brings to the fore the vital encounter between philosophy and Judaism, a hallmark of Levinas's thought
Emmanuel Levinas : basic philosophical writings by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995), has exerted a profound influence on twentieth-century continental philosophy. This anthology of Levinas's key philosophical texts over a period of more than forty years provides an ideal introduction to his thought and offers insights into his most innovative ideas. Five of the ten essays included here appear in English for the first time. An introduction by Adriaan Peperzak outlines Levinas's philosophical development and the basic themes of his writings. Each essay is accompanied by a brief introduction and notes. This collection is an ideal text for students of philosophy concerned with understanding and assessing the work of this major philosopher
Collected philosophical papers by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This collection brings together some of the most important short texts of Emmanuel Levinas, a major voice in twentieth century philosophical thought. Translated by renowned philosopher Alphonso Lingis, these writings originally appeared separately as lectures or in various journals over a period of thirty years." "Collected Philosophical Papers also includes a comprehensive introduction by Lingis, a valuable tool for researchers and students of Levinas's philosophy."--Jacket
God, death, and time by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book consists of transcripts from two lecture courses Levinas delivered in 1975-76, his last year at the Sorbonne. They cover some of the most pervasive themes of his thought and were written at a time when he had just published his most important and difficult book, Otherwise than Being, or Beyond Essence. Both courses pursue issues related to the question at the heart of Levinas's thought: ethical relation. The Foreword and Afterword place the lectures in the context of his work as a whole, rounding out this unique picture of Levinas the thinker and the teacher. The lectures are essential to a full understanding of Levinas for three reasons. First, he seeks to explain his thought to an audience of students, with a clarity and an intensity altogether different from his written work. Second, the themes of God, death, and time are not only crucial for Levinas, but they lead him to confront their treatment by the main philosophers of the great continental tradition. Thus his discussions of accounts of death by Heidegger, Hegel, and Bloch place Levinas's thought in a broader context. Third, the basic concepts Levinas employs are those of Otherwise than Being rather than the earlier Totality and Infinity: patience, obsession, substitution, witness, traumatism. There is a growing recognition that the ultimate standing of Levinas as a philosopher may well depend on his assessment of those terms. These lectures offer an excellent introduction to them that shows how they contribute to a wide range of traditional philosophical issues."--Jacket
Outside the subject by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and Japanese and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Difficult freedom : essays on Judaism by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

25 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autrement qu'être, ou, Au-delà de l'essence by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

83 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans ce livre de Lévinas aborde la question de la transcendance comme étant au-delà de l'être, de là son titre. En définissant ce qui n'est pas autrement-qu'être, ni ne-pas-être, mais autrement qu'être, Lévinas tourne le questionnement ontologique vers autre chose que l'essence
En découvrant l'existence avec Husserl et Heidegger by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

90 editions published between 1949 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nine Talmudic readings by Emmanuel Lévinas( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Totality and infinity : an essay on exteriority.
Alternative Names
Emanuel Levinas

Emanuelis Levinas

Emanuels Levins

Emmanuel Lévinas filosofo francese

Emmanuel Lévinas filósofo y escritor francés del siglo XX

Emmanuel Levinas filozof francuski narodowości żydowskiej

Emmanuel Levinas Frans filosoof (1906-1995)

Emmanuel Levinas französischer Philosoph

Emmanuel Levinas French philosopher

Emmanuel Levinas philosophe français

Lévinas 1906-1995

Lévinas E.

Lévinas, E. 1906-1995

Lévinas, E. (Emmanuel)

Lévinas, E. (Emmanuel), 1906-1995

Levinas, Emaniel

Levinas, Emani︠u︡el

Levinas, Ėmmanjuėlʹ 1906-1995

Lévinas Emmanuel

Lévinas, Emmanuel 1905-1995

Lévinas, Emmanuel 1906-1995

Levinas, Emmanuelis 1906-1995

Lévinas, Imanuel

Levinas, Ìmanu'el 1906-1995

Lewinas, ʿEmanuʾel 1906-1995

Lēwînas, ʿImmānûʾēl 1906-1995

Livīnās, Imānūʼil 1905-1995

Εμανυέλ Λεβινάς

Емануел Левинас

Емануел Левинас француски филозоф

Емануель Левінас

Еманюел Левинас

Левинас Э

Левинас Э. 1906-1995

Левинас, Эммануэль

Левинас, Эмманюэль 1906-1995

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לוינס׳ עמנואל

לוינס, עמנואל 1906-1995

עמנואל לוינס

امانوئل لویناس

إيمانويل ليفيناس

لويناس, امانوئل 1905-1995

ليفيناس، ايمانويل، 1906-1995

ემანუელ ლევინასი

레비나스, 에마누엘 1906-1995

레비나스, 에마뉘엘 1906-1995

레비나스, 엠마누엘 1906-1995

에마뉘엘 레비나스


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French (480)

English (423)

German (25)

Spanish (23)

Italian (17)

Japanese (6)

Chinese (5)

Swedish (3)

Polish (3)

Hebrew (3)

Bulgarian (2)

Dutch (1)

Of God who comes to mindTime and the other and additional essaysThe theory of intuition in Husserl's phenomenologyExistence and existentsOtherwise than being, or, Beyond essenceTotalité et infini ; essai sur l'extérioritéEntre nous : on thinking-of-the-otherProper names