Radical Passivity

Rethinking Ethical Agency in Levinas

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-9346-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-9347-0 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Introducing Radical Passivity

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      Pages 1-11

      Editor's Introduction: Passivity as Necessary Condition for Ethical Agency?

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      Pages 15-30

      Radical Passivity: Ethical Problem or Solution?

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      Pages 31-52

      Radical Passivity in Levinas and Merleau-Ponty (Lectures of 1954)

  3. Radical Passivity and the Self

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      Pages 55-66

      Sincerely Yours. Towards a Phenomenology of Me

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      Pages 67-78

      Sincerely Me. Enjoyment and the Truth of Hedonism

  4. Radical Passivity as Basis for Effective Ethical Action?

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      Pages 81-93

      The Fundamental Ethical Experience

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      Pages 95-108

      Radical Passivity as the (Only) Basis for Effective Ethical Action. Reading the ‘Passage to the Third ’ in Otherwise than Being

  5. Radical Passivity and Levinas's Talmudic Readings

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      Pages 111-131

      Listening to the Language of the Other

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      Pages 133-142

      Ab-Originality: Radical Passivity through Talmudic Reading

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      Pages 143-154

      L'Être Entre les Lettres. Creation and Passivity in ‘And God Created Woman’

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 155-161