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Learning to Live with Derrida and Levinas, by Megan Craig

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Megan Craig is Associate Professor of Philosophy at SUNY Stony Brook. She is the author of Levinas and James: Toward a Pragmatic Phenomenology (Indiana University Press, 2010). She is the co-editor (with Marcia Morgan) of Richard J. Bernstein and the Expansion of American Philosophy: Thinking the Plural (Lexington […]

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The Ethical Priority of the Extra-Ordinary: An Interview with Bernhard Waldenfels, by Irina Rotaru

This interview was conducted in April 2010, in Munich. The questions were intended to touch upon the central ideas in Bernhard Waldenfels’ thought, as well as to highlight what he considers to be the purpose of philosophy. Waldenfels explains why the ideal of an all-encompassing order is overly optimistic, and perhaps even violent. He also […]

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Reading Levinas as a Husserlian (Might Do): A Roundtable with Bettina Bergo, James Dodd, and Simon Critchley

The Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal is pleased to present, in association with NSSR Philosophy’s Thursday Night Workshops, a roundtable with Bettina Bergo, James Dodd, and Simon Critchley. The discussion will center on the work presented in Prof. Bergo’s recent contribution to the GFPJ, “Reading Levinas as a Husserlian (Might Do).” The event will take place on Thursday, […]

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Reading Levinas as a Husserlian (Might Do), by Bettina Bergo

This essay invites the reader to take Emmanuel Levinas’ thought in the spirit in which it was written: as a profound engagement with Husserl’s phenomenology and, secondarily, with Heidegger’s existential philosophy. Levinas’ central idea, whether called “responsibility,” “substitution,” or the “other-in-the-same,” has been criticized as mere smoke and mirrors—an indemonstrable hermeneutics of ethical investiture. The purpose of this essay is […]

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Levinas and Hitlerism, by Simon Critchley

In “Levinas and Hitlerism,” Simon Critchley discusses Levinas’ response to the question of how one might respond to Hitlerism beyond liberalism. He presents Levinas’ contention that National Socialism was right in its critique of disembodied liberalism in favor of a philosophy that begins from the feeling of identity between the self and the body. Critchley […]

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Non-in-difference in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas and Franz Rosenzweig, by Richard A. Cohen

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Richard A. Cohen, “Non-in-difference in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas and Franz Rosenzweig,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 13:1 (1988), pp. 141–53.

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The God of Abraham and the God of the Philosophers: A Reading of Emmanuel Levinas’s “Dieu et la Philosophie,” by Bettina Bergo

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Bettina Bergo, “The God of Abraham and the God of the Philosophers: A Reading of Emmanuel Levinas’s ‘Dieu et la Philosophie,’” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 16:1 (1993), pp. 113–64.

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Introduction to Special Issue 20:2–21:1 “Levinas’ Contribution to Contemporary Philosophy,” by Bettina Bergo and Diane Perpich

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Bettina Bergo and Diane Perpich, preface to “Levinas’ Contribution to Contemporary Philosophy,” ed. Bettina Bergo and Diane Perpich, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 20:2–21:1 (1999), pp. iii–xii.

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Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as Primary Meaning, by Stéphanè Mosès

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Stéphanè Mosès, “Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics as Primary Meaning,” in “Levinas’ Contribution to Contemporary Philosophy,” ed. Bettina Bergo and Diane Perpich, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 20:2–21:1 (1999), pp. 13–24.

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A Note Concerning the Ontological Indifference, by Jean-Luc Marion

Article available through Philosophy Documentation Center, here. Jean-Luc Marion, “A Note Concerning the Ontological Indifference,” in “Levinas’ Contribution to Contemporary Philosophy,” ed. Bettina Bergo and Diane Perpich, Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 20:2–21:1 (1999), pp. 25–40.

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