Tag Archives: Levinas

Three Events at Duquesne

If you’re a fan of Schelling, Merleau-Ponty, or Levinas (or all three together) then Duquesne University is the place to be in 2013. Duquesne will host the following events: Pittsburgh Summer Symposium in Contemporary Philosophy (Schelling and Naturphilosophie), August 5-9 … Continue reading

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‘Levinas Unhinged’ Publication Date – June 2013

Zero Books projects that my Levinas Unhinged will appear this June. From what I’ve seen in the past, however, the book is often available earlier than the projected date. You can find the book’s page on the Zero site HERE.

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new Levinas book

This Thanksgiving I’m thankful that I’ve now signed a contract with Zero Books for Levinas Unhinged, a short collection of essays that explores what I’m calling the ‘darker side’ of Levinas. The essays look at his contributions to aesthetics, speculative … Continue reading

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two upcoming talks

I’ll be giving a couple talks this November, both of which will explore aesthetic themes in Levinas and Deleuze. The first talk, ‘Out of Step with Reality: Levinas and his Spectator’, which I’ll give to the Society for Phenomenology and … Continue reading

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what use is phenomenology?

Side Effects has a post up which raises questions about the values and ideology lurking within the phenomenological movement. The post comes on the heels of the recent meeting of the Merleau-Ponty Circle, which I was supposed to present at … Continue reading

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