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Contributors ROBERT BERNASCONI has taught at the University of Essex since 1976. He is the author of The Q}lestion of Language in Heidegger 's History ofBeing and numerous articles on Hegel, Heidegger , Derrida, and Levinas. He is currently editing a selection of Gadamer's papers on art and aesthetic consciousness. MAURICE BLANCHOI' is one of France's most original and important writers. His work includes essays, literary and philosophical criticism, studies in aesthetics, and several novels. He is perhaps best known for La part du feu, llspace litterature, Lautreamont et Sade, and llntretien infini. RICHARD A. COHEN teaches philosophy at Loyola College, Baltimore. He has published articles on Heidegger, MerleauPonty , Foucault, Derrida, and Levinas and has translated Levinas' Ethics and Infinity. His translations of Levinas' Time and the Other and a collection, Discovering Existence with Husserl, that includes all of Levinas' articles on Husserlian phenomenology, will soon be published. THEODORE DE BOER is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam. His lussenfilosophie en profetie (Between Philosophy and Prophecy) is a study of Levinas' thought. He is also author of The Development of Husserl's Thought and Foundations of Critical Prychology. JAN DE GREEF is Professor of Philosophy at the Catholic University of Louvain. He has authored more than ten articles on the philosophy of Levinas. LUCE IRIGARAY is a practicing psychoanalyst in Paris. She has authored numerous articles in contemporary feminism. Her 259 260 CONTRIBUTORS major publications are L/~ langage de dements, Speculum de l~utre femme, Ce sexe qui nlm est pas un, Amante marine, and Ethique de la difference sexuelle. RICHARD KEARNEY teaches at University College, Dublin. He is general editor of The Crane Bag, a literary journal. In addition to coediting Heidegger et la question de Dieu and The Black Book, he is responsible for Dialogues with Contemporary Continental Thinkers and has authored The Irish Mind, The Poetic Imagination, and Modern Movements in European Philosophy. ALPHONSO LINGIS is Professor of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. In addition to more than sixty articles on contemporary thought, he has also authored Excesses: Eros and Culture , and Libido: The French Existential Theories, and has translated Levinas' major works: Totality and lrifini~y, Otherwise than Being or Beyond Essence, and Existence and Existents, as well as The Collected Philosophical Papers ojEmmanuel Levinas. He will soon publish two more of his own books: Phenomenological Explanations and Deathbound Subjectivity. JEAN-FRANCOIS LYafARD is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Paris, Vincennes. He is known for his studies of aesthetics and of psychopolitics. He is the author of, among more than ten books, Economie libidinal, Discours, figure, Des dispostif pulsionnels, and The Postmodern Condition. ADRJAAN PEPERZAK is Professor of Philosophy at the Catholic University of Nijmegan, Netherlands. He has authored many articles on Levinas and has edited, translated, and annotated a Dutch collection of Levinas' articles: Het Mensilijk Gelaat (The Human Face). He is the author of, among more than ten books, Le jeune Hegel et la vision de morale du monde, U!rlangen: De huidige mens en de vraag naar heil (Desire: Contemporary Man and the Question of Happiness) and ~stem and History in Philosophy. CHARLES WILLIAM REED entitled his doctoral dissertation "Method in the Philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas:' It was accepted by Yale University in 1983. Contributors 261 STEVEN G. SMITH teaches philosophy and religion at Millsaps College. He is the author of The Argummt to the Other: Reason Beyond Reason in the Thought oj Karl Barth and Emmanuel Levinas as well as articles on Kant. Barth and Levinas. ...


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