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Abstract

In this chapter the main point will be to indicate the contribution continental philosophy offers to the practice of ethics. Here I will consider the potentially abstract sounding concept of “the other,” which has been particularly important in continental philosophy in recent years.

Keywords

Analytic philosophy Individualism Levinas The Other Phenomenology Rationalism Reason Responsibility Self-interest 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Responsibility and LeadershipChina Europe International Business School (CEIBS)ShanghaiPeoples’ Republic of China

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