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Ethics as first philosophy

Ethics as first philosophy

the significance of Emmanuel Levinas for philosophy, literature and religion

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Published by Routledge in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lévinas, Emmanuel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Adriaan T. Peperzak.
    ContributionsPeperzak, Adriaan Theodoor, 1929-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(288)p. ;
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21396372M
    ISBN 100415911427

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