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  1. Introducing Levinas to Undergraduate Philosophers.Tony Beavers - unknown
    The question of the source of the moral "ought" is no small question, nor is it unimportant. Our own philosophical tradition has dealt with the question in several ways producing a variety of answers. Some of these include locating the "ought" in the structure of reason, in the human being's desire for pleasure, or in the will of God. The reason why the question is so important is because different conceptions of the source of the moral ought ultimately give rise (...)
     
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    Synthese Special Issue: Representing Philosophy.Colin Allen & Tony Beavers - 2011 - Synthese 182 (2):181-183.
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    Erratum To: Synthese Special Issue: Representing Philosophy.Colin Allen & Tony Beavers - 2011 - Synthese 183 (2):277-277.
  4. Emmanuel Levinas and the Prophetic Voice of Postmodernity.Tony Beavers - unknown
    Without a doubt, Levinas' principal concern in philosophy is how the self meets the Other. His magnum opus, Totality and Infinity, bears the subtitle, An Essay on Exterior- ity. Exteriority refers to a region beyond the horizons of the self, that which "is" beyond transcendental subjectivity. If there are such "beings" as other selves, that is, other subjects, they exist out there in the exterior. But if knowledge is confined to the interior—as Levinas says it must be—then the Other cannot (...)
     
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  5. Descartes Beyond Transcendental Phenomenology.Tony Beavers - unknown
    Most students of philosophy, at one time or another, have worked through Descartes' Meditations and witnessed this reduction of the world to the res cogitans and consequent attempt to recover the real, or extra-mental, world through proofs for God's existence and divine veracity. Whatever our final assessment of the validity and soundness of these proofs may be, there can be no doubt that the judgment of history is that they fail, leaving Descartes' conception of the self forever confined to the (...)
     
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