Ruti, Mari.

Between Levinas and Lacan : Self, Other, Ethics - New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2015. - 1 online resource (241 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Author's Note; Preface; Chapter 1 Breaking the obstinacyof being: Levinas's ethicsof the face; Chapter 2 The ethics of precarity:Judith Butler's reluctantuniversalism; Chapter 3 The Lacanian rebuttal:Žižek, Badiou, andrevolutionary politics; Chapter 4 In search of defiant subjects:Rebellion in Lacan andMarcuse; Chapter 5 Beyond the impasses: Theneed for normative limits; Notes; Preface; Chapter 1; Chapter 2; Chapter 3; Chapter 4; Chapter 5; Index

Levinas and Lacan, two giants of contemporary theory, represent schools of thought that seem poles apart. In this major new work, Mari Ruti charts the ethical terrain between them. At first glance, Levinansian and Lacanian approaches may seem more or less incompatible, and in many ways they are, particularly in their understanding of the self-other relationship. For both Levinas and Lacan, the subject's relationship to the other is primary in the sense that the subject, literally, does not exist without the other, but they see the challenge of ethics quite differently: while Levinas laments

9781628926439 89 (NL)

Lacan, Jacques, 1901-1981.
Lévinas, Emmanuel.
Other (Philosophy).

Electronic books.

B2430.L484 R88 2015