Levinas Studies 9:53-66 (2014)

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Marc A. Cohen
Seattle University
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This short essay argues for a thematic connection between Emmanuel Levinas’s Time and the Other and his Totality and Infinity. Time and the Other directly addresses the problem of salvation, and this concern with salvation can be traced through Totality and Infinity, where it is implicit in Levinas’s conception of desire—so there is a religious concern at the core of that (purportedly) secular work. And this thematic connection suggests a further interpretive question about the role of fecundity in both books, which is addressed in the final section.
Keywords Continental Philosophy  Major Philosophers  Philosophy and Religion
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Reprint years 2014
ISBN(s) 1554-7000
DOI 10.5840/levinas201495
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