• A Possible Levinasian Theory of Action
    Much of the problem which keeps Levinasian ethics from becoming a viable moral program is the fact that, for Levinas, all actions are, in essence, defined by the priority of ethics. This means that all acts—even those that we find quite offensive— are in principle ethical. In this guise, ethics loses any action-guiding force and […]
  • Heidegger’s Ethics and Levinas’ Ontology
    In these pages, I intend to show that the constitutive character of Levinas’ account of pre-ontological normativity as well as its subsequent ontological articulation in totalization, may well be read as a vindications of Heidegger’s account of the constitutive primordiality of the implicit normative force of others in Dasein’s everyday modes of being and their […]