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Intrigues: From Being to the Other

Gabriel Riera

Abstract

This book examines the possibility of writing the other, explores whether an ethical writing that preserves the other as such is possible, and discusses what the implications are for an ethically inflected criticism. It focuses on the works of Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Blanchot, and Martin Heidegger and examines how the question of the other engages the very limits of philosophy, rationality, and power. The book's horizon is ethics in the Levinasian sense: the question of the other, which, on the hither side of language understood as a system of ... More

Keywords: Emmanuel Levinas, Maurice Blanchot, Martin Heidegger, the other, philosophy, rationality, power, language, signs, representation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780823226719
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011 DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823226719.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gabriel Riera, author