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In the Court of the Great Khan

Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. In addition to philosophy, he also writes fiction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-Storytelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Let us, then, put the old fear of storytelling to one side for a moment; and let us venture beyond the Sambatyon, to tell some new tales. Here, we must leave Levinas, who famously drew back in horror before what he called, in an ill-judged...

Conclusion: The Wisdom of Exile

Abi Doukhan

Abi Doukhan is with the Philosophy Department, Queens College (CUNY), New York, NY, United States Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Emmanuel Levinas : A Philosophy of Exile

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2012

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...Upon arriving to the Promised Land, the Hebrews received a very strange commandment indeed. Of the twelve tribes of Israel, one of them, the tribe of Levi was not to receive an inheritance in the land. They were not to receive property...

No More Stories

Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. In addition to philosophy, he also writes fiction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-Storytelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...If Levinas spends a large part of Totality and Infinity weaving stories – from idyll to horror story to genealogical record – when it comes to his next major work, Otherwise than Being, first published in 1974, it seems that he has turned...

Separations

Daniele Rugo

Daniele Rugo is Visiting Tutor in the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. He created the interdisciplinary Continental Phiospohy Research Group at Goldsmiths. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Thinking of Otherness : Philosophy and Powers of Existence

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Dialogues and disputations At the end of the last chapter the question ‘What happens between us?’ found articulation in the discussion of the concept of the world, once this is freed from its reliance on an external substance. It has been...

Tracking Trauma in the Text

Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. In addition to philosophy, he also writes fiction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-Storytelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...For all of the rhetoric that Levinas mounts against poetry, there is nevertheless a curious kind of poetry to Otherwise than Being, even if it is a prosaic kind of poetry, a poetry that struggles against poetic charm, one that attempts...

The Idyll Eroticized

Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK. In addition to philosophy, he also writes fiction. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas, Storytelling and Anti-Storytelling

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...Until this point, there has only been one character on the stage: our hero, taking a stand in the midst of anonymous being and, through labour, fashioning a world where he might be at home. I say ‘he’, because it is very clear...

Conclusion

Anna Westin

Anna Westin is Visiting Lecturer at London School of Theology and Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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An Existential Phenomenology of Addiction

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Both Kierkegaard and Lévinas offer remarkable existential phenomenologies of experience. Kierkegaard, in Repetition, ushers us into the anxiety of possibility, of choosing the variety of experiences that constitute who we are. But, he says,...

Temporality and the figural

Kiff Bamford

Kiff Bamford is Reader in Contemporary Art in the School of Art, Architecture and Design, Leeds Beckett University, UK. He is author of Lyotard and the figural in Performance, Art and Writing (Bloomsbury, 2012) and Jean-François Lyotard: Critical Lives (2017). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lyotard and the figural in Performance, Art and Writing

Continuum, 2012

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...So we have reached Chapter 5. It is the bookend of this text, bringing to a close that which has gone before and echoing the questions and concerns raised at the outset. It is both an opening and a closing but an Odyssean journey – Book V...

Reading the text

William Large

William Large is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Gloucestershire, UK. He is the author of Ethics and the Ambiguity of Writing: Emmanuel Levinas and Maurice Blanchot, (Clinamen, 2005), Maurice Blanchot [co-authored] (Routledge, 2001) and Heidegger's Being and Time (Edinburgh University Press, 2007). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Levinas’ ‘Totality and Infinity’

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Preface Totality and Infinity begins with a preface. Prefaces are always the most difficult part of any book to read because they presuppose we already know the concepts and ideas that determine the argument of the work (and are usually...

A Coexistential Analysis of Being-With

Ignaas Devisch

Ignaas Devisch is Professor in Ethics and Philosophy. He holds positions at Ghent University and University College Arteveldehogeschool, Belgium. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Jean-Luc Nancy and the Question of Community

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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...It is striking that a Derridean-inspired philosopher, familiar with Levinas’ biting critique of Western philosophy, should propose a new first philosophy, an ontology. In order to render this ontology “after metaphysics” more concrete, I...