Levinas Studies: An Annual Review, Volume 7

Levinas Studies: An Annual Review, Volume 7

Ed. by John E. Drabinski $35.00

Published in 2012 | paper | ISBN: 978-0-8207-0459-3

Book Information:

Guest editor John E. Drabinski presents a volume devoted to the study of the intertwining of race and racism and the notions of alterity, history, and responsibility within Levinas's philosophy. Essays consider Levinas's thought as it relates to the lived-experience of race, how his writings relate to colonialism and postcolonialism, and the ways in which his corpus is subject to radical critique by subaltern discourses.

Dedicated to scholarly work on the innovations and implications of the thought of Emmanuel Levinas, Levinas Studies includes insightful and inspiring essays by well-known and newer Levinas scholars. Under the general editorship of Jeffrey Bloechl, one volume of original essays appears each year.

Author Information:

JOHN E. DRABINSKI teaches in the Department of Black Studies at Amherst College. In addition to over two dozen essays in European and Africana critical theory, he has published Sensibility and Singularity; Godard Between Identity and Difference; Levinas and the Postcolonial: Race, Nation, Other; and edited a book and journal issues on Levinas, Heidegger, Fanon, Godard, and Glissant. He is also the coeditor (with Scott Davidson) of the Journal of French and Francophone Philosophy.

 

 

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