phenomenology, Levinas, time, ethics, phenomenological, theology
At the heart of Levinas’ work is an account of subjectivity that is premised on his account of temporality. In this regard, Levinas is like many other phenomenologists. However, in order to understand Levinas in this manner, we must first reconceive what Levinas means by ‘ethics’, so we can see the fundamental continuity in his accounts of subjectivity and temporality. By understanding the continuities, not just within but also between, Levinas’ ethical subject and his futural temporality, we are able to reconceive of the scope and method of phenomenology, so as to adequately assess Levinas’ influence in that discipline.
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Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review
Canadian Philosophical Association
DeRoo, Neal, "Re-Constituting Phenomenology: Continuity in Levinas’ Accounts of Time and Ethics" (2010). Faculty Work: Comprehensive List. 19.