Radical Passivity Rethinking Ethical Agency in Levinas /

The notion of radical passivity undoubtedly constitutes the burning question in the thought of French philosopher, Emmanuel Levinas. Committed to the claim that egoism and freedom cannot give birth to generosity, Levinas presents radical passivity as a necessary condition for ethical action understo...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Hofmeyr, Benda. (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 2009.
Series:Library of Ethics and Applied Philosophy, 20
Online Access:https://ezaccess.library.uitm.edu.my/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-9347-0