The end of humanism, of metaphysics, the death of man, the death of God (or death to God!) — these are apocalyptic ideas or slogans of intellectual high society. Like all the manifestations of Parisian taste (or Parisian disgusts), these topics impose themselves with the tyranny of the last word, but become available to anyone and cheapened.
Levinas, E. (1987). No identity, in Collected philosophical papers, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 141-151.
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