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We have immense respect for the contemporary German philosopher Jürgen Habermas, for his commitment to exploring both the difficulty and the necessity of real dialogue; for his relentless attempt to retrieve and resuscitate the most essential strands of our Western philosophies; and for his constant attention to finding common ground, rather than extrapolating minor differences into violent disputation. 105 more words
Ziarek, Ewa. Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism. New York: Columbia University Press, 2012.
Ziarek seems to have set out to define a feminist aesthetics because existing theories stop at critique of either “gendered” literature or “non-gendered” aesthetics: “my question was how to conceptualize feminist aesthetics beyond feminist critiques of philosophical aesthetics” (2). 2,262 more words
“In love ..‘the gaze of the Other remains even if the Other ..ceased to exist.’ ..This feeling of an Other’s gaze which ‘sees in me more than myself’ is ..what ..pushes me towards ethical activity ..to render me adequate to the expectation written into the ..gaze.” – ‘God’ is ..this Other’s gaze returned by objects, an imagined gaze.. 16 more words