Jacques Rolland

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Jacques Rolland (14 October 1914, Paris - 11 September 1999) was a French politician. He represented the Radical Party in the National Assembly from 1956 to 1958.[1] Rolland was a friend of Emmanuel Levinas, introduced through a mutual acquaintance, the medievalist Bruno Roy; he wrote an introductory essay to the 1982 publication of Levinas's De l'évasion, entitled "Getting Out of Being by a New Path".[2]


  1. ^ http://www.assemblee-nationale.fr/sycomore/
  2. ^ See "Letter from Emmanuel Levinas" in Emmanuel Levinas, On Escape / De l'évasion, introduced and annotated by Jacques Rolland, translated by Bettina Bergo, Cultural Memory in the Present series edited by Mieke Bal and Hent de Vries (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003), 1-2.


  • Silvano Petrosino, Jacques Rolland, La vérité nomade. Introduction à Emmanuel Lévinas, La Découverte, 1984