Emmanuel Levinas, Collected Philosophical Papers, trans. Alphonso Lingis (Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 1998), p. 149.
The closed domain of the soul cannot be closed from the inside. It is ‘the Eternal that closed the door of the Ark behind Noah’, a text in Genesis tells us, with wonderful precision. How could it be shut at the hour in which humanity is perishing? And are there hours in which the deluge is not threatening?
Time Period: Contemporary (The Yom Kippur War until the present-day)