Love, that indispensable supplement: Irigaray and Kant on love and respect

Hypatia 20 (3):92-114 (2005)

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Marguerite La Caze
University of Queensland
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Is love essential to ethical life, or merely a supplement? In Kant's view, respect and love, as duties, are in tension with each other because love involves drawing closer and respect involves drawing away. By contrast, Irigaray says that love and respect do not conflict because love as passion must also involve distancing and we have a responsibility to love. I argue that love, understood as passion and based on respect, is essential to ethics
Keywords 440000 Philosophy and Religion  C1  Love   Respect   Ethics  440199 Philosophy not elsewhere classified  780199 Other  440100 Philosophy
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DOI 10.2979/hyp.2005.20.3.92
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