To Welcome the Other

Philosophy and Theology 4 (2):145-170 (1989)
Abstract
Emmanuel Levinas argued for the priority of the ethical - over the theoretical-Other, vis à vis the prevailing modern, ideatistic philosophies of totality. This essay argues that too facile a turn from epistemology to ethics, however, risks eviscerating the very role that theory - as “critical” - plays in the sustenance of the valuation of the Other. An altemative understanding of theory, the essay proposes, hinges on the negative dialectics of Adorno
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
 
Download options
PhilPapers Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 9,360
External links
  • Through your library Configure
    References found in this work BETA

    No references found.

    Citations of this work BETA

    No citations found.

    Similar books and articles
    Jean François Perraudin (2008). A Non-Bergsonian Bachelard. Continental Philosophy Review 41 (4):463-479.
    Claudia Baracchi (2003). The Nature of Reason and the Sublimity of First Philosophy. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 7 (2):223-249.
    Clifford Christians (1985). Enforcing Media Codes. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 1 (1):14 – 21.
    Bed P. Paudyal (2009). Mimesis in Adorno's Aesthetic Theory. Journal of Philosophy: A Cross-Disciplinary Inquiry 4 (8):1-10.
    Analytics

    Monthly downloads

    Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

    Added to index

    2011-01-09

    Total downloads

    0

    Recent downloads (6 months)

    0

    How can I increase my downloads?

    My notes
    Sign in to use this feature


    Discussion
    Start a new thread
    Order:
    There  are no threads in this forum
    Nothing in this forum yet.