Emmanuel Levinas

1906 - 1995

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Emmanuel Levinas (; French: [ɛmanɥɛl levinas]; 12 January 1906 – 25 December 1995) was a French philosopher of Lithuanian Jewish ancestry who is known for his work within Jewish philosophy, existentialism, and phenomenology, focusing on the relationship of ethics to metaphysics and ontology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Emmanuel Levinas has received more than 635,430 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Emmanuel Levinas is the 160th most popular philosopher, the 4th most popular biography from Lithuania and the most popular Lithuanian Philosopher.

Emmanuel Levinas is a philosopher who is most famous for his work on ethics and the other.

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Among philosophers, Emmanuel Levinas ranks 160 out of 1,089Before him are Mikhail Bakhtin, Max Horkheimer, Adi Shankara, Bodhidharma, Ernst Cassirer, and Friedrich Schleiermacher. After him are Marquis de Condorcet, Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten, Kabir, Cesare Beccaria, Claude Adrien Helvétius, and Paul Ricœur.

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Among people born in 1906, Emmanuel Levinas ranks 20Before him are Billy Wilder, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Ilse Koch, Roberto Rossellini, Sergei Korolev, and Josephine Baker. After him are Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Ed Gein, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Giuseppe Farina, and Soichiro Honda. Among people deceased in 1995, Emmanuel Levinas ranks 7Before him are Yitzhak Rabin, Gilles Deleuze, Juan Manuel Fangio, Emil Cioran, Harold Wilson, and Michael Ende. After him are Konrad Zuse, Mikhail Botvinnik, Anatoly Dyatlov, Gunnar Nordahl, Dean Martin, and Eugene Wigner.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Emmanuel Levinas ranks 4 out of 235Before him are Władysław II Jagiełło (1362), Józef Piłsudski (1867), and Vytautas (1352). After him are Romain Gary (1914), Mindaugas (1203), Gediminas (1275), Emma Goldman (1869), Czesław Miłosz (1911), Hermann Minkowski (1864), César Cui (1835), and Algirdas (1296).

Among PHILOSOPHERS In Lithuania

Among philosophers born in Lithuania, Emmanuel Levinas ranks 1After him are Abram Deborin (1881).