Emmanuel Levinas

  • Emmanuel Levinas

    12 January 1906

    His work is based on the ethics of the Other or, in Levinas’ terms, on “ethics as first philosophy”. For Levinas, the Other is not knowable and cannot be made into an object of the self, as is done by traditional metaphysics

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    Water color portrait by John Singer Sargent
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