Levinas, Ethics and Law

Levinas, Ethics and Law

by Matthew Stone


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474432542
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Matthew Stone is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex. He is co-author of New Critical Legal Thinking: Law and the Political (2012) and is author of numerous journal articles on critical legal theory.

Table of Contents


Part I: The Importance of Ethics

1. Introduction: The Law's Other

2. The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas

Part II: Ethics and Law

3. Can Law Be Ethical?

4. Adjudication, Obligation, and Human Rights: Applying Levinas's Ethics

Part III: Ethics Against the Law

5. The Law of the Same: Levinas and the Biopolitical Limits of Liberalism

6. Law, Ethics, and Political Subjectivity



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