Long, Christopher P. “Reluctant Transcendence: The Face to Face in Levinas’s Totality and Infinity, Conference 5, 1 (1994): 19-34.

By investigating Levinas’ notion of the transcendence of the face to face against the backdrop of his own conception of traditional Western philosophy, the extent to which Levinas himself fails to transcend the very structure of western philosophy is elucidated.

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