The Levinas Reader
February 2001, Wiley-Blackwell
Part I: From Existence to Ethics:.
1. The Phenomenological Theory of Being.
2. There is: Existence without Existents.
3. Time and the Other.
4. Martin Buber and the Theory of Knowledge.
5. Ethics as First Philosophy.
Part II: Reading Writing, Revolution, or Aesthetics, Religion, Politics, Aesthetics:.
7. Reality and its Shadow.
8. The Transcendence of Words.
9. The Servant and her Master.
10. The Other Proust: Religion.
11. God and Philosophy.
12. Revelation in the Jewish Tradition.
13. The Pact.
14. Prayer without Demand. Politics.
15. Ideology and Idealism.
16. Difficult Freedom.
18. Ethics and Politics.
- There is a growing interest in Levinas's work, which is comparatively little known though very important. This is the collection.
- The Levinas Reader presents new and famous texts, and gives a survey of Levinas's whole career.
- Each essay is introduced and the volume opens with a glossary.