In today's short podcast, we take a long view of theories of intersubjectivity that begin from the idea that our relation to the Other is agonistic and conflictual. This overview begins with a review of Hegel's theory of the Other in the Master/Slave dialectic, then visits Heidegger, Sartre, Levinas, and Irigaray. In the coming weeks, we'll delve deeper into each of these specific philosopher's writings on the problem of the Other, so look out for next week's session on Heidegger's Mitsein or Being-With and "the They" in Being and Time. [READ MORE]
The Provocations of Existentialism - Part 2 of Our Discussion of Sartre's "Existentialism Is A Humanism"
Existential Angst & How Existence Precedes Essence in Jean-Paul Sartre's "Existentialism Is A Humanism"
But Would That Still Be Me? Anthony Appiah's Thought Experiment On The Meaphysics of Personal Identity