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Title: The Ethical Meaning of Money in the Thought of Emmanuel Levinas
Author(s): BURGGRAEVE, Roger
Journal: Ethical Perspectives
Volume: 2    Issue: 2   Date: june 1995   
Pages: 85-90
DOI: 10.2143/EP.2.2.563064

Abstract :
In the view of the Franco-Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas, money has a multitude of anthropological and ethical meanings, not excluding contradictions. This is because money functions on different levels, namely: (1) of the 'I' and its effort of being; (2) of the relation with the 'other', and (3) of the 'third', i.e. the socio-economical and judicial.

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