First Published in 1999. Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) is widely acknowledged to be one of the great Jewish thinkers of the 20th century. This book explores the relationship between Levinas' ethical philosophy and his understanding of Judaism. Through close readings of his major texts, the significance of key terms in Levinas' work is clarified.

chapter Chapter 1|34 pages

Ethical Philosophy

chapter Chapter 2|36 pages

Humanism and Ethics

chapter Chapter 3|26 pages

Is Levinas' Ethics Theological?

chapter Chapter 4|44 pages

Post-Holocaust Judaism

chapter |2 pages