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An Introduction to Levinas (Part One)

A Commentary on “God and Philosophy” The writings of Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) are difficult, whether in the original French or in translation. I’ve been asked innumerable times where one might begin with him. I don’t recommend starting with his book-length … Continue reading

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“Dear God. I am so lonely.” A response to Doug Coupland

Like 465,000 other people, I follow Douglas Coupland on Twitter. I like his writing. He remains best known for his first novel Generation X (1991), and I figure I have read at least seven of his novels and non-fiction works. … Continue reading

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Levinas’ or Levinas’s ?

Part of my PhD dissertation is about the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995). A critical issue in any English language discussion of this philosopher is this: what is the correct possessive to use with the philosopher’s last name? Is it … Continue reading

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