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Levinas and the Night of Being : a Guide to Totality and Infinity.

Author: Raoul Moati; Jocelyn Benoist; Daniel Wyche
Publisher: US : Fordham University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can we truly claim that metaphysics is over? Through a close reading of LevinasGs masterpiece Totality and Infinity and a careful elaboration of LevinasGs concept of the Gnocturnal eventG that surpasses the light of understanding, Raoul Moati opens the po.
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Moati, Raoul.
Levinas and the Night of Being : A Guide to Totality and Infinity.
US : Fordham University Press, ©2016
Named Person: Emmanuel Lévinas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raoul Moati; Jocelyn Benoist; Daniel Wyche
ISBN: 9780823273195 0823273199
OCLC Number: 961451683
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages)
Contents: The presence of the infinite --
The nocturnal face of being --
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 --
Intentionality and metaphysics.

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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.  Read more...

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