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By Brian Schroeder

the most urgent matters for modern society is the difficulty of violence and the standards that put it on the market. In Altared flooring: Levinas, background and Violence Brian Schroeder phases an engagement among Emmanuel Levinas, one of many best figures in twentieth century Continental philosophy, and Plato, Hegel, Heidegger, Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida and others within the heritage of rules. now not basically an exposition of Levinas' unique and intricate considering, Brian Schroeder seeks to re-read the background of Western philosophy and faith by means of going past Levinas' choices to standard theories of the self so that it will recommend a idea of subjectivity that isn't grounded in violence.

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