How Levinas Overcame Heidegger

David Sessions explains: While Heidegger’s central argument was that the meaning of Dasein is nothing more than its existence as possibility—the meaning of individual human being is its being “thrown” into a particular temporal situation—Levinas argued that we are constituted by something even more fundamental than where we find ourselves: the mysterious relation with others … Continue reading How Levinas Overcame Heidegger