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Events

Mengzi and Lévinas: the Heart Pained by the Other and Subjectivity as Sensibility

Thursday, 5 May, 2016 - 17:00
Lecture Theatre, China Centre

At the very beginning of the preface to his book Totality and Infinity, French philosopher Emmanuel Lévinas (1906-1995) writes that “everyone will readily agree that it is of highest importance to know whether we are not duped by morality.” This does not mean that Lévinas, a survivor of

Speaker(s): 
Prof Xiaoming Wu (伍晓明)