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The Resource Emmanuel Levinas : his life and legacy, Salomon Malka ; foreword by Philippe Nemo ; translated by Michael Kigel & Sonja M. Embree

Emmanuel Levinas : his life and legacy, Salomon Malka ; foreword by Philippe Nemo ; translated by Michael Kigel & Sonja M. Embree

Label
Emmanuel Levinas : his life and legacy
Title
Emmanuel Levinas
Title remainder
his life and legacy
Statement of responsibility
Salomon Malka ; foreword by Philippe Nemo ; translated by Michael Kigel & Sonja M. Embree
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"An in-depth biography of Emmanuel Lévinas, twentieth century ethical philosopher and religious thinker, that details Levinas's life and his contributions to modern continental thought. Malka's journalistic approach includes personal accounts from Lévinas's family, friends, colleagues and students"--Provided by publisher
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Malka, Salomon
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
B2430.L484
LC item number
M3413 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel
  • Philosophers
Label
Emmanuel Levinas : his life and legacy, Salomon Malka ; foreword by Philippe Nemo ; translated by Michael Kigel & Sonja M. Embree
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translated from the French
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-321) and index
Contents
I: Places: Kaunas -- Strasbourg -- Allô -- Freiburg-im-Breisgau -- Paris -- Captivity -- The trace -- The Enio years -- The Rashi course -- The talmudic lesson -- An encounter -- II: Faces: The ferryman and the meteor -- The bad genius -- The double and the opposite -- So to speak -- The near and the far -- The archivist and the precursors -- The aristocrat and the cardinal -- Glimmers -- Ritual and the world -- Montaigne and Boétie -- Gogol's nose -- Tea -- Recognition -- Levinas in Jerusalem -- Yon Kippur
Control code
62161173
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxvii, 330 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780820703589
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005030728
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)62161173
Label
Emmanuel Levinas : his life and legacy, Salomon Malka ; foreword by Philippe Nemo ; translated by Michael Kigel & Sonja M. Embree
Publication
Note
Translated from the French
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 314-321) and index
Contents
I: Places: Kaunas -- Strasbourg -- Allô -- Freiburg-im-Breisgau -- Paris -- Captivity -- The trace -- The Enio years -- The Rashi course -- The talmudic lesson -- An encounter -- II: Faces: The ferryman and the meteor -- The bad genius -- The double and the opposite -- So to speak -- The near and the far -- The archivist and the precursors -- The aristocrat and the cardinal -- Glimmers -- Ritual and the world -- Montaigne and Boétie -- Gogol's nose -- Tea -- Recognition -- Levinas in Jerusalem -- Yon Kippur
Control code
62161173
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxvii, 330 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780820703589
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005030728
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)62161173

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