This collection, contains eleven of the most significant articles written by Emmanuel Levinas.
This volume includes Reality and its Shadow, The Ego and the Totality, Philosophy and the Idea of Infinity, Meaning and Sense, Humanism and An-archy, God and Philosophy and Transcendence and Evil, among others. An excellent overview of Levinas's ideas and philosophy. Each of the theses represented in this collection is further explored and developed in Levinas's Otherwise than Being, or Beyond Essence.
EMMANUEL LEVINAS, a major voice in twentieth century philosophical thought, died in late 1995. After studying under Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger in the late 1920s, Levinas went on to develop a philosophical system that placed ethics at its center. His writings have influenced several generations of French philosophers, including Jacques Derrida, and have won him an admiring audience among theologians