Acknowledgements; Bibliographical Information; Translator's Introduction; Preface; 1. Martin Buber's Thought and Contemporary Judaism; 2. Martin Buber, Gabriel Marcel and Philosophy; 3. Apropos of Buber: Some Notes; 4. Franz Rosenzweig: A Modern Jewish Thinker; 5. Jean Wahl: Neither Having nor Being; 6. Vladimir Jankelevitch; 7. The Meaning of Meaning; 8. On Intersubjectivity: Notes on Merleau-Ponty; 9. In Memory of Alphonse de Waelhens; 10. The Rights of Man and the Rights of the Other; 11. The Strings and the Wood: On the Jewish Reading of the Bible; 12. Everyday Language and Rhetoric Without Eloquence; 13. The Transcendence of Words: On Michel Leiris's Biffures; 14. Outside the Subject; Notes; Index.
Emmanuel Levinas (1906-1995) was a leading philosopher and Talmudic commentator. Michael B. Smith is Emeritus Professor of French and Philosophy at Berry College, USA.