Essays on Levinas and Law: A Mosaic

Essays on Levinas and Law: A Mosaic

by Mandersonesmond
     
 

Essays on Levinas and Law: A Mosaic injects Levinas' provocative thought right into the heart of living law, radically changing our understanding of both. It features a broad sweep of essays ranging from critical reflections on the connection between ethics and justice, to specific discussions of the effect that Levinas' ideas might have on our thinking about… See more details below

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Essays on Levinas and Law: A Mosaic injects Levinas' provocative thought right into the heart of living law, radically changing our understanding of both. It features a broad sweep of essays ranging from critical reflections on the connection between ethics and justice, to specific discussions of the effect that Levinas' ideas might have on our thinking about immigration, or international law, or political identity, or justice. For those interested in philosophy and ethics, this book insists that our legal institutions are not a dirty little secret but a crucial realm in which to test our ideas. For those interested in law, this book insists that ethics is not a dirty little secret but a crucial realm by which to assess our structures and policies. For all interested readers, Essays on Levinas and Law does not intend to fulfill a need - but to awaken one.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230269125
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/18/2008
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

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