Arendt, Levinas and a Politics of Relationality (Reframing by Anya Topolski

By Anya Topolski

Born in japanese Europe, knowledgeable within the West lower than the tips of Martin Heidegger and the phenomenological culture, and compelled to escape throughout the Holocaust as a result of their Jewish id, it's going to come as no shock that Emmanuel Levinas and Hannah Arendt’s rules intersect in a major means. This booklet demonstrates for the 1st time the importance of a discussion among Levinas’ ethics of alterity and Arendt’s politics of plurality.

Anya Topolski brings their respective tasks into discussion by way of the proposal of relationality, an idea encouraged via the Judaic culture that's well known in either thinker’s paintings. The publication explores questions when it comes to the connection among ethics and politics, the Judaic contribution to rethinking the which means of the political after the Shoah, and the function of relationality and accountability for politics. the result's another perception of the political in line with the tips of plurality and alterity that goals to be relational, inclusive, and empowering.

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