By Kierkegaard, Søren; Lévinas, Emmanuel; Wood, David; Lévinas, Emmanuel; Kierkegaard, Søren; Simmons, J. Aaron
Recent discussions within the philosophy of faith, ethics, and private political philosophy were deeply marked by way of the impression of 2 philosophers who're usually considered towards one another, Søren Kierkegaard and Emmanuel Levinas. dedicated expressly to the connection among Levinas and Kierkegaard, this quantity units forth a extra rigorous comparability and sustained engagement among them. tested and more recent students representing assorted philosophical traditions carry those thinkers into discussion in 12 glowing essays. they think about similarities and variations in how every one elaborated a special philosophy of faith, they usually current topics resembling time, legal responsibility, love, politics, God, transcendence, and subjectivity. This dialog among acquaintances is sure to motivate extra inquiry and ignite philosophical debate.