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Totality and infinity

Emmanuel Levinas

Totality and infinity

an essay on exteriority

by Emmanuel Levinas

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Published by Duquesne University Press in Pittsburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesTotalité et infini.
StatementEmmanuel Levinas ; translated by Alphons Lingis.
SeriesDuquesne studies : philosophical studies -- vol.24, Duquesne studies -- vol.24.
ContributionsLingis, Alphonso.
The Physical Object
Pagination314p. ;
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15995585M
ISBN 100820702455


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