- About the Contributors
Marc A. Cohen is associate professor at Seattle University, where he holds a shared appointment in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Management. His academic work concerns ethics, moral psychology, philosophical theology, and general questions in social philosophy about what makes society more than an accidental crowd.
Drew M. Dalton is assistant professor of philosophy at Dominican University (River Forest, IL). He is the author of Longing for the Other: Levinas and Metaphysical Desire. Currently he is working on a book reevaluating Levinas’s phenomenological ethics through the lens of Jacques Lacan’s ethics of psychoanalysis and Michel Foucault’s later works on care for the self.
Martin Gak is an independent philosopher based in Berlin, Germany.
Seán Hand is professor of French and head of the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Warwick (UK). He is the author of Emmanuel Levinas, Alter Ego: The Critical Writings of Michel Leiris, and Michel Leiris: Writing the Self. He is the editor of Post-Holocaust France and the Jews 1945–1955 (forthcoming), Facing the Other: The Ethics of Emmanuel Levinas, and The Levinas Reader. He is the translator of Éric Blondel’s Nietzsche: The Body and Culture, Emmanuel Levinas’s Difficult Freedom: Essays on Judaism, and Gilles Deleuze’s Foucault. [End Page 227]
Jeffrey Hanson is research fellow in philosophy at Australian Catholic University in Melbourne. He is editor of Kierkegaard as Phenomenologist: An Experiment and coeditor with Michael R. Kelly of Michel Henry: The Affects of Thought.
Nicole Note is a postdoctoral researcher affiliated with the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies (CLEA) at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), Belgium, and the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO).
James Mensch is professor at the Faculty of Humanities of Charles University in Prague. The author of 11 monographs, his book, Levinas’s Existential Analytic: A Commentary on “Totality and Infinity” is forthcoming.
Eric R. Severson is author of Scandalous Obligation and Levinas’s Philosophy of Time. He lives in Kenmore, Washington, with his wife, Misha, and their three children, and currently teaches for both Seattle University and Seattle Pacific University.
Rudi Visker is professor of philosophy at the Institute of Philosophy of the KU Leuven (Belgium). He has published widely on mostly contemporary authors such as Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Foucault, Derrida, Habermas, Levinas, and others. [End Page 228]