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The Ethics of Visuality - a book by Kenaan, Hagi

The Ethics of Visuality

Levinas and the Contemporary Gaze

The Ethics of Visuality( )
Author: Kenaan, Hagi
ISBN:978-1-78076-515-0
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $95.00
Book Description:

Our world is saturated with images. Overwhelmed by this proliferation of visual stimuli, our gaze becomes increasingly bored and distracted. Do we ever really read and engage with images? Can they ever provide the sense of meaningfulness we crave?French-Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas confronted and subverted these questions. A superficial reading of his works might indicate an ambivalence if not a wholesale critique of the visual, whose mode of signification remains, for him,...
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Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Individual Philosophers
Philosophy / General
Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.67 x 9.66 x 0.76 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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