Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida: The Question Of Difference by Lisa ForanHeidegger, Levinas, Derrida: The Question Of Difference by Lisa Foran

Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida: The Question Of Difference

byLisa ForanEditorRozemund Ulj

Hardcover | October 11, 2016

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This book explores the relation between Heidegger, Levinas and Derrida by means of a dialogue with experts on the work of these mutually influential thinkers. Each essay in this collection focuses on the relation between at least two of these three philosophers focusing on various themes, such as Alterity, Justice, Truth and Language. By contextualising these thinkers and tracing their mutually shared themes, the book establishes the question of difference and its ongoing radicalization as the problem to which phenomenology must respond.

Heidegger's influence on Derrida and Levinas was quite substantial. Derrida once claimed that his work 'would not have been possible without the opening of Heidegger's questions.' Equally, as peers, Derrida and Levinas commented on and critiqued each other's work. By examining the differences between these thinkers on a variety of themes, this book represents a philosophically enriching project and essential reading for understanding the respective projects of each of these philosophers.

Dr. Lisa Foranlectures in European Philosophy at Newcastle University. Her research concerns the relationship between phenomenology and hermeneutics, particularly in French twentieth century thought.Dr. Rozemund Uljéelectures at the Institute for Philosophy at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Her work focuses on the role of temporal...
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Title:Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida: The Question Of DifferenceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:218 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.25 inPublished:October 11, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319392301

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Table of Contents

1. Substitution and Mit(da)sein: An Existential Interpretation of the Responsibility for the Other (Ileana Bortun).- 2. The Future of Deconstruction - Beyond the Impossible (Joseph Cohen).- 3. The Gift and the Skin: Derrida and Levinas on Language, Metaphor and Subjectivity (Arthur Cools).- 4. No Longer Being-There: Phenomenology and Death (Paul Ennis).- 5. The Untranslatable to Come: From Saying to Unsayable (Lisa Foran).- 6. Of a Farcical Deus ex Machina in Heidegger and Derrida (Tziovanis Georgakis).- 7. The Paradoxical Listening to the Other: Heidegger, Levinas, Derrida - and Gadamer (Carlos B. Gutiérrez).- 8. Echoes...before the other (Sinéad Hogan).- 9. The Impossible Force of 'Mightlessness': Translating Derrida's impouvoir and Heidegger's Machtlose (Oisín Keohane).- 10. Responsibility for a Secret: Heidegger and Levinas (François Raffoul).- 11. The 1924 Lecture 'The Concept of Time' as the Step Beyond  Being and Time and After Deconstruction (Rajesh Sampath).- 12. The Syntax is the Metal Itself. Derrida on the Usure of the Metaphor (Mauro Senatore).- 13. Between the Singular and the Proper: On Deconstructive Personhood (Simon Skempton).- 14. Metaphysics and its Other (Rozemund Uljée).- 15. Heidegger, Buber and Levinas: Must We Give Priority to Authenticity or Mutuality or Holiness? (Lawrence Vogel).