Tag Archives: Emmanuel Levinas

Losing face in a pandemic

Le visage est présent dans son refus d’être contenu./The face is present in its refusal to be contained. Emmanuel Levinas, Totalité et infini To be or not to be masked? Depending on the jurisdiction, this remains a choice before the … Continue reading

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Anarchy against autarchy: Levinas and anarchism

Over and beyond capitalism and exploitation what was contested were their condition: the person understood as an accumulation of being, by merits, titles, professional competence, an ontological tumefaction weighing on others and crushing them, instituting a hierarchized society maintained beyond … Continue reading

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