By Abi Doukhan
Our period is profoundly marked via the phenomenon of exile and it truly is has develop into more and more pressing to reconsider the concept that of exile and our stance in the direction of it. This renewed mirrored image at the challenge of exile brings to the fore a few questions in regards to the regularly destructive connotation of exile. Is there now not otherwise to appreciate the of exile?
Permeated with references to the 'stranger', the 'other' and 'exteriority', the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas indicates a favorable figuring out of exile. This unique and compelling publication distills from Levinas's philosophy a knowledge of exile, for the 1st time laying off a favorable mild at the of exile itself. Abi Doukhan argues that Levinas's philosophy might be understood as a complete philosophy of exile, from his ethics to his ideas on society, love, wisdom, spirituality and artwork, thereby offering a finished view of the philosophy of Levinas himself in addition to a renewed figuring out of the wealth and contribution of exile to a given society.