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Origins of the Other: Emmanuel Levinas Between Revelation and Ethics
by Samuel Moyn
The French-Jewish thinker Emmanuel Levinas (1906 1995) is today remembered as the central moralist of the twentieth century and remains a major presence in the contemporary humanities. In this book, written in lucid and jargon-free prose, Samuel Moyn provides a first and controversial history of the makings of his thought, and especially of his trademark concept of "the ot ...more
Paperback, 268 pages
Published December 21st 2006 by Cornell University Press
(first published 2005)
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Samuel Moyn is Professor of European History at Columbia University.More about Samuel Moyn...