Levinas conference in Toulouse, July 4-8, 2016

A major Levinas conference on The Neighbour and the Stranger

Object-Oriented Philosophy


July 4th – 8th, 2016, University Jean Jaurès, Toulouse, France

An international conference under the auspices of the North American Levinas Society (NALS) & Société internationale de Recherche Emmanuel Levinas (SIREL)

Conference organizing committee :Flora Bastiani (France), Erik Garrett (USA), Dara Hill (USA), Nelson Lerias (France), Diogo Villas Bôas Aguiar (Brasil)

As the seventh year is the year of fallow land, this seventh year of the Toulouse International Conference tends to take place somewhere else than in the foothold in the land, somewhere else than in the autochthony, taking under consideration the landless, the undocumented, the migrant that each human being conceals, those that through their misery oblige to reconfigure the rules of living together.

Current affairs have (and for some time now) imposed the ethical problem of most deviant: his difference—which is at the same time unpredictable and inexhaustible.

The stranger appears in…

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