What is Emmanuel Levina's Phenomenology

Vulnerability and responsibility. Emmanuel Levina's phenomenological justification of the vulnerability in the face of the other

Key Works in Vulnerability Research pp 57-72 | Cite as

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Salomon Malka (2003) describes Emmanuel Lévinas (1905–1995) as one of the two most important French philosophers of the 20th century. In addition to Henri Bergson, Lévinas has changed and shaped the philosophy and its terms lastingly.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1. Department of General Education, Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Education, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany