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Reading and Interdependence

Author: Gerasimos Kakoliris (University of Athens, PhD.) For Εmmanuel Lévinas, (1906-1995) the lesson Socrates has bequeathed us is self-sufficiency and the primacy of the Same (Même): “to receive nothing of the Other but what is in me, as though from all eternity I was in possession of what comes to me from the outside —to receive nothing, or to be free”. Levinas refers here to the Socratic method of maieutics and by extension to reminiscence theory. According to this particular ...

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