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Levinas and the night of being : a guide to Totality and infinity

Author: Raoul Moati
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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A close reading of Emmanuel Levinas's masterpiece Totality and Infinity which leads to a rehabilitation of the Metaphysical question beyond its deconstructive critique during the XXth Century.

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Named Person: Emmanuel Lévinas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raoul Moati
ISBN: 9780823273195 0823273199 9780823273201 0823273202
Language Note: Translated from the French.
OCLC Number: 952854968
Description: xvii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Messianic eschatology, or the production of ultimate events of being --
To receive the idea of the infinite --
The sensible depth of being --
The terrestrial condition --
The utopia of the dwelling --
The metaphysical context of intentionality --
Being toward infinity.
Other Titles: Evénements nocturnes.
Responsibility: Raoul Moati ; translated by Daniel Wyche.
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"Raoul Moati's Levinas and the Night of Being represents a turning point in Levinasian exegesis. . . . Moati departs from the teleological illusion of reading Levinas's early works against the Read more...

 
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