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Levinas and James toward a pragmatic phenomenology by Megan Craig

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lévinas, Emmanuel,
  • James, William, -- 1842-1910,
  • Phenomenology,
  • Pragmatism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMegan Craig.
SeriesAmerican philosophy
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB2430.L484 C73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24099279M
ISBN 109780253355348, 9780253222381
LC Control Number2010008688

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Totality and Infinity: An Essay on Exteriority (French: Totalité et Infini: essai sur l'extériorité) is a book about ethics by the philosopher Emmanuel influenced by phenomenology, it is considered one of Levinas's most important : Emmanuel Levinas.   “In bringing together the work of Levinas and William James, it opens a new discussion in the scholarship of both.” — John Lysaker, Emory University “[This] book is recommended for anyone interested in a new reading of Levinas as well as the benefit of applying pragmatism to phenomenology. ” — American Journal of Theology and Philosophy. The present book is intended to remedy this lack the editors hope that students encountering Levinas for the first time as well as scholars of contemporary European philosophy will benefit from this presentation of his writings and better understand why Levinas is now ranked among the most important philosophers of the twentieth century.”/5(12). In his book Levinas and the Cinema of Redemption: Time, Ethics, and the Feminine, author Sam B. Girgus argues that Levinas has dramatically affected films involving redemption. Published works. A full bibliography of all Levinas's publications up until is found in Era: 20th-century philosophy.

Books shelved as levinas: Otherwise than Being, or, Beyond Essence by Emmanuel Levinas, Ethics and Infinity: Conversations with Philippe Nemo by Emmanuel.   James's "strenuous mood" could, then, more or less be equated with Levinas's vigilance, and with the related conception of ethics as "ongoing labor" (93). The ethical project is endless and infinite: whatever we do in our philosophical thought, or generally in our worldly actions, may have profound ethical significance. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   James R. Mensch explicates Levinas’s arguments and shows their historical referents, particularly with regard to Heidegger, Husserl, and Derrida. Students using this book alongside Totality and Infinity will be able to follow its arguments and grasp the subtle phenomenological analyses that fill it.

  "[This] book is recommended for anyone interested in a new reading of Levinas as well as the benefit of applying pragmatism to phenomenology." —American Journal of Theology and Philosophy "Craig's book is most welcome, as it puts James into conversation with one of the most important continental (post-)phenomenological thinkers of the Brand: Indiana University Press. But Professor Craig’s book, Levinas and James, carries the subtitle Toward a Pragmatic Phenomenology ; reconstructing a pragmatic phenomenology from Levinas, possibly Husserl’s greatest critic, is a fantastically interesting task that challenges standard readings of James and Levinas.   James R. Mensch explicates Levinas’s arguments and shows their historical referents, particularly with regard to Heidegger, Husserl, and Derrida. Students using this book alongside Totality and Infinity will be able to follow its arguments and grasp the subtle phenomenological analyses that fill :   DOI link for Facing the Other. Facing the Other book. The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas. Facing the Other. DOI link for Facing the Other. Facing the Other book. The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas Stressing the largely assumed but unexplored Jewish dimension of Levinas's work, this book is an important contribution to the field of Jewish studies Book Edition: 1st Edition.