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Author Plant, Bob, 1970-

Title Wittgenstein and Levinas : Ethical and Religious Thought
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (305 pages)
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Peaceful thoughts philosophy as therapy in Pyrrhonism and Wittgenstein; 2 Trusting in a world picture knowledge faith and ethics after On Certainty; 3 Pluralism justice and vulnerability politicizing Wittgenstein; 4 Interlude on preferring peace to war; 5 Wretchedness without recompense; 6 Trespassing guilt and sacrifice in Heidegger Levinas and ordinary life; 7 The unreasonableness of ethics Levinas and the limits of responsibility; 8 Contaminations Levinas Wittgenstein and Derrida; Synopsis; Notes
Summary This book explores the hitherto neglected affinities between Ludwig Wittgenstein and Emmannuel Levinas, two of the most important and challenging thinkers of the 20th century
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Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203023110 (electronic bk.)
9780203023112 (electronic bk.)