The Good of Recognition: Phenomenology, Ethics, and Religion by Michael Sohn

By Michael Sohn

The stable of Recognition analyzes the polysemy of popularity operative within the considered modern French thinkers, Emmanuel Lévinas (1906–1995) and Paul Ricœur (1913–2005). writer Michael Sohn exhibits that recognition—a notion customarily linked to Hegel’s works—appears prominently in the course of the works of Lévinas and Ricœur, which exist on the intersection of phenomenology, ethics, politics, and faith. Sohn situates acceptance within the sociopolitical context of Lévinas and Ricœur and excavates the philosophical and spiritual assets that undergird the 2 thinkers’ use of popularity prior to contextualizing attractiveness in the broader subject matters in their thought.

By reflecting on phenomenology, ethics, and faith in The stable of Recognition, Sohn not just indicates how Lévinas and Ricœur articulated a reaction to the pervasive difficulties of nonrecognition and misrecognition of their day but additionally indicates how their suggestion can give a contribution to a greater knowing of our modern social and political landscape.

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