Levinas: Thinking Least about Death: Contra Heidegger [Book Review]

Detailed exposition of the nine layers of signification of human mortality according to Emmanuel Levinas's phenomenological and ethical account of the meaning and role of death for the embodied human subject and its relations to other persons. Critical contrast to Martin Heidegger's alternative and hitherto more influential phenomenological-ontological conception, elaborated in "Being and Time" (1927), of mortality as Dasein's anxious and revelatory being-toward-death
Keywords Death  Levinas  Heidegger  Ethics  Mortality  Suffering  Justice
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DOI 10.2307/27646177
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