Essays On Levinas And Law: A Mosaic by Desmond MandersonEssays On Levinas And Law: A Mosaic by Desmond Manderson

Essays On Levinas And Law: A Mosaic

byDesmond Manderson

Hardcover | December 18, 2008

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This collection brings together major writers and major works on what Emmanuel Levinas means to law, and injects Levinas' provocative ethics right into the heart of living law, radically changing our understanding of both.
SIMON CRITCHLEY is Professor of Philosophy, New School of Social Research, New York, USA JONATHAN CROWE is a Lecturer in the T. C. Beirne School of Law and a Fellow of the Centre for Public, International and Comparative Law, University of Queensland, Australia MARINOS DIAMANTIDES is a Reader in Law, Birkbeck College, University of Lon...
Title:Essays On Levinas And Law: A MosaicFormat:HardcoverDimensions:270 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:December 18, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230202373

ISBN - 13:9780230202375


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors GENESIS Introduction; D.Manderson EXODUS Getting Down to Cases: Can a Levinasian Ethics Generate Norms?; D.Perpich Levinasian Ethics and the Concept of Law; J.Crowe Questions for a Reluctant Jurisprudence of Alterity; N.Smith Productive Ambivalence: Levinasian Subjectivity, Justice, and the Rule of Law; J.Stauffer LEVITICUS Verdict and Sentence: Cover and Levinas on the Robe of Justice; R.Gibbs 'Current legal maxims in which the word neighbour occurs': Levinas and the law of torts; D.Manderson To Judge a Vegetable: Levinasian Ethics and the 'morality of law'; M.Diamantides NUMBERS Subjecthood and Alterity in International Law; S.Jodoin The Lesser Violence Than Murder and the Face-to-Face: 'Illegal' Immigrants Stand Over American Law; M.Failinger Negative Witnessing and the Perplexities of Forgiveness: Polish Jewish contexts after the Shoah; D.Glowacka DEUTERONOMY Anarchic Law; S.Critchley (with a response by D.Manderson) Exceptional Justice, Violent Proximity; J.Sims Rethinking Justice with Levinas; S.Roberts-Cady Index