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By Brian Schroeder

probably the most urgent matters for modern society is the difficulty of violence and the standards that put up for sale. In Altared flooring: Levinas, background and Violence Brian Schroeder levels an engagement among Emmanuel Levinas, one of many top figures in twentieth century Continental philosophy, and Plato, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and others within the historical past of principles. no longer in simple terms an exposition of Levinas' unique and intricate considering, Brian Schroeder seeks to re-read the background of Western philosophy and faith by way of going past Levinas' choices to conventional theories of the self as a way to recommend a thought of subjectivity that isn't grounded in violence.

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