1. Teaching, Subjectivity and Language in Totality and Infinity

  1. Anna Strhan

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118312360.ch1

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility

How to Cite

Strhan, A. (2012) Teaching, Subjectivity and Language in Totality and Infinity, in Levinas, Subjectivity, Education: Towards an Ethics of Radical Responsibility, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118312360.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118312391

Online ISBN: 9781118312360

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Keywords:

  • Levinas's teaching;
  • teaching, subjectivity and language in totality and infinity;
  • nature of education in Levinas's philosophy, question of language;
  • totality and infinity, Levinas's discussion of nature of teaching;
  • teaching, Levinas and space of encounter with the Other;
  • discourse as teaching;
  • Levinas's philosophy, ethics as first philosophy;
  • Levinas, radically opposed to Socratic idea of pedagogy as maieutics;
  • subjectivity as ethical, possibility of ethical subjectivity;
  • concept of Bildung in educational theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Discourse as Teaching

  • Subjectivity as Ethical

  • Election to Subjectivity - A Teaching

  • Some Possible Objections

  • The Possibility of Ethical Subjectivity

  • Notes