“An Ethics before Ethics”

Emmanuel Levinas had a great impact on the ethical philosophy of recent years. His abiding concern was the primacy of the ethical relation to the other person and his central thesis was that ethics is the first philosophy.[1] In Levinas we encounter an unusual thinker, with his own personal experience[2]. He is outstanding in his…… Continue reading “An Ethics before Ethics”

The life and the major thoughts of Emmanuel Levinas

Emmanuel Levinas, one of the most important ethical philosophers of 20th century was born in 12th January, 1908 in Lithuania. The Levinasian family belonged to Lithuania’s large and important Jewish community. Levinas was initiated early into Jewish Orthodoxy. It was here that he first learned to read the Bible in Hebrew. Russian was the language…… Continue reading The life and the major thoughts of Emmanuel Levinas

The Levinasian Subject: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas

The book  entitled the ‘The Levinasian Subject: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas ’ is an attempt to encounter the concepts of Subject proposed by Emmanuel Levinas. The book has four distinct chapters with a general introduction and conclusion. The first chapter of this study presents the life and works of Levinas from…… Continue reading The Levinasian Subject: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas