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The Self, Ethics and Human Rights: Lacan, Levinas & Alterity. By J. A. Indaimo . Abingdon, Oxon; New York, NY: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015. Pp. xi, 271. ISBN: 978-0-415-74210-8. US$95.33.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  25 November 2016

Marylin Johnson Raisch*
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Associate Director for International and Foreign Law & Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

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4 This statement generalizes mainstream news and commentary from the first half of 2016 such as Joseph P. Williams, A Year to Be Forgotten: Shootings, division and unrest in 2016 parallel another consequential year in American history – 1968, U.S. News & World Report, July 22, 2016 at 6:00 a.m., http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2016-07-22/2016-resembles-the-most-chaotic-dangerous-year-in-history; the notion of a crumbling world order advanced by Roger Cohen, Trump and the End of Truth, The New York Times, July 25, 2016 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/26/opinion/trump-and-the-end-of-truth.html (last accessed 4:27 pm); the combined fears of migrants and globalization evidenced by Brexit and increased random violence, at least as reported by the news of rising populist authoritarianism and risk-taking for the same of change, with children in Syria and Afghanistan suffering along with instability in Turkey (see David A. Bell,  Argument-2016: The Theory Behind a Very Bad Year (and It's Only Half Over), Foreign Policy, July 20, 2016, http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/07/20/why-decades-do-happen-in-weeks-brexit-coup-turkey-trump-isis/ (last accessed 4:35 pm July 25, 2016)

5 Ruti, Mari, Between Levinas and Lacan: Self, Other, Ethics (New York and London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015)Google Scholar.

6 E.  Levinas, Totality an Infinity: an Essay on Exteriority. Trans. A Lingis, Duquesne University Press, Pittsburgh, 1969 at 213.

7 S. Critchley, The Ethics of Deconstruction: Derrida and Levinas. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1999 at 208 and 240.

8 Indaimo's own footnote refers back to p.217n51 and the following two references: Arrigo, B. and Williams, C.The (Im)possibility of Democratic Justice and the ‘Gift’ of the Majority: on Derrida, Deconstruction and the Search for Equality.” Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice. (Aug 2000), Vol. 16, No. 3, 321-343, at 332CrossRefGoogle Scholar.

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