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Abraham, 105, 240; as nomad, 27–28, 216, 219; and religions, 60–61

aestheticism, 167–68, 175, 188, 208n1; disengagement and, 185; fascism and, 194n27; Levinas and, 168, 171, 189, 190

affection (affectivity), 2–5, 8, 10

Agamben, Giorgio, 59, 61, 64

alterity, 33, 48, 112–13, 142, 143; and ethics, 54–55, 127–28, 136; experience of, 4–5; of the face, 123–25; Levinas and, 95–96, 108, 124–28; of the other, 50, 104, 114–15, 197, 224; radical, 108–10; and responsibility, 130, 132; sensibility as, 15–16; and vulnerability, 126, 140

anthropology, 98, 99, 102

Aristotle, 101, 218; and art, 161, 185, 196. See also Greek culture

Aron, Raymond, 219–20

art, 99, 171, 175–76, 203; disengagement of, 169–71, 180, 182, 205–06; engagement of, 169, 179; and ethical relations with audience, 207–08; and ethics, 164–69, 180–82, 184–85, 189, 196; Levinas and, 150, 160–63, 186, 209n2; Levinas’s ostensible theory of, 154–56, 159; myth and, 99, 179–80; Nazi, 166; postmodern, 175; and science, 164–69, 180, 181, 184–85; Shklovsky and, 190, 193n22; Soviet, 166; temporality of, 156, 173, 176

art criticism, 161, 168, 175, 184–85, 188–89; Levinas and, 158, 186–87, 190

artistic, the, 101, 195–96, 206–07, 209n1, 211n15

artwork, 172–73, 174–75, 178–79, 207, 211n6; the Mona Lisa, 167, 177; Picasso’s La Guernica, 178, 185

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Bataille, Georges, 30, 161, 231n5

Batnitzky, Leora, 75

Bauer, Bruno, 62

Beardsworth, Richard, 79–80

Benjamin, Walter, 61, 70, 83, 161; and Agamben, 59, 65; “Paralipomena to ‘On the [End Page 249] Concept of History,’” 66; “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” 188

Berdyaev, Nicolai, 214–15, 221–24, 233n38; The Destiny of Man, 224; and Levinas, 219–21; and Shestov on Kierkegaard, 242n6, 243n9; Slavery and Freedom, 221; Solitude and Society, 220; and the Ungrund, 224–26, 228–29, 230–31; and Wahl, 219, 220

Bergo, Bettina, 70

Bergson, Henri, 165, 206

Bernasconi, Robert, 75–76, 115

Berthelot, René, 219

Bespaloff, Rachel, 219–20

Bible: Genesis, 129–31, 141; St. Paul, 59. See also Abraham; Cain and Abel; Torah, the

Bielik-Robson, Agata, 74

Blanchot, Maurice, 149, 161; “Exercises on ‘The Madness of the Day,’” 218; Thomas the Obscure, 172

body (corporalité), 42, 46, 47, 48, 56. See also organic functioning

Boehme, Jacob, 215, 224–26, 227, 229, 234n43, 235n44

Bradley, Arthur, 59, 61, 78, 82

Brunschvicg, Léon, 219

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Cain and Abel, 129–31; Kant and, 132, 134–35; Levinas and, 135–43

Carroll, Lewis: Alice in Wonderland, 174, 177–78

Casey, Edward, 105

Caygill, Howard, 70

Cervantes, Miguel de: Don Quixote, 167, 175, 177

Chestov, Leon. See Shestov, Lev

citizenship, notion of, 42, 51–53

cogito, the, 204, 205

Cohen, Richard A., 75

communism, 63, 65. See also Marxism

consciousness, 2–3; nonintentional, 8–12

conversation, concept of, 50–51, 55, 56

Copernican aspects of Levinas, 121, 122, 128, 135, 143, 144

corporalité. See body (corporalité)

Critchley, Simon, 73–74, 77, 92n66

criticism. See art criticism; ethical criticism; philosophical criticism; literary criticism

culture, 23, 24, 198, 209; national, 54; Western, 196, 197, 208–09

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Dalton, Drew, 213–14, 226–27, 228, 229

death, 54, 108, 124, 229; being-toward-, 179, 194n25; of God, 224; Levinas and, 29, 46, 73, 74–75; (nonbeing), 198, 199, 200

Debord, Guy, 174

deconstruction, 78, 82, 85, 87

Derrida, Jacques, 38n7, 44, 88, 92n72; différance of, 78, 83, [End Page 250] 156; hauntology, 78, 80, 81; and (im)patient messianism, 59–60, 78–86; and Levinas, 59, 74, 87, 159; and Marx, 66, 67; Of Hospitality, 79, 86; The Politics of Friendship, 79, 86; Specters of Marx, 66, 79, 80–83, 86; “Violence and Metaphysics: An Essay on the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas,” 159, 192n10; The Work of Mourning, 79

Descartes, René, 164, 204, 205

desire, 21–22, 23, 28, 29; ethical, 24, 33, 34; metaphysical, 35

destiny, 153, 178

différance. See Derrida, différance of

disengagement, 161; and aesthetic experience, 185; of art, 169–71, 180, 182, 205–06; of artwork, 172

Dostoevsky, Fyodor, 215, 216; Brothers Karamazov, 167; Crime and Punishment, 167...

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