Today more than ever before we must answer to the other not only for the self, but also for the very other. he problem of otherness and identity are pivotal categories in Western Reason and central issues in all of Emmanuel Levinas’s works. On rereading writings by Levinas starting from Totalité et inini (1961), this paper focusses on an issue central to life and culture in today’s world: the self ’s need for justiication in front of the other

Signs of the other. Reading Emmanuel Levinas

Susan Petrilli
2018

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Today more than ever before we must answer to the other not only for the self, but also for the very other. he problem of otherness and identity are pivotal categories in Western Reason and central issues in all of Emmanuel Levinas’s works. On rereading writings by Levinas starting from Totalité et inini (1961), this paper focusses on an issue central to life and culture in today’s world: the self ’s need for justiication in front of the other
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