Timothy M. Rogers
University of Toronto, St. George Campus
A deconstruction of the implicit notion of Absolute space that dominates modern physics. The deconstruction is enacted by juxtaposing the common notion of Absolute space abstracted from Newton’s Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica with Levinas’ particular present treatment of space in Otherwise than Being: Or Beyond Essence.
Keywords levinas, relativity theory, ontology, foundations of physics, ethics
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