New PDF release: Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Non-Violence:

By Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani

ISBN-10: 144264284X

ISBN-13: 9781442642843

French thinker and Talmudic commentator Emmanuel Levinas (1906–1995) has obtained massive consciousness for his impression on philosophical and non secular idea. during this e-book, Victoria Tahmasebi-Birgani offers the 1st exam of the applicability of Emmanuel Levinas’ paintings to social and political activities. Investigating his ethics of accountability and his critique of the Western liberal mind's eye, Tahmasebi-Birgani advances the ethical, political, and philosophical debates at the radical implications of Levinas’ work.

Emmanuel Levinas and the Politics of Non-Violence is the 1st publication to heavily reflect on the affinity among Levinas’ moral imaginative and prescient and Mohandas Gandhi’s radical but non-violent political fight. Situating Levinas’ insights inside of a transnational, transcontinental, and worldwide framework, Tahmasebi-Birgani highlights Levinas’ endured relevance in an age during which violence is so usually resorted to within the identify of “justice” and “freedom.”

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