Overview

Emmanuel Levinas

(1906—1995)


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1906–95)

French moral and religious philosopher. Influenced by both Talmudic scholarship and phenomenology, Levinas insists that philosophy should privilege ethics over ontology; or, as he puts it, ‘ethics is first ...

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies.


Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »


Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.