The Erotic Phenomenon

  title={The Erotic Phenomenon},
  author={John L. Marion and Stephen E. Lewis},
Jean-Luc Marion's latest work is a timely celebration of the agapaic structure of agapaic structure of agapaic sexuality, made possible by a non-reductive and armative account of both femininity and erotic intersubjectivity. Much like a Kierkegaardian reading of Hegel, Marion takes up the basic Levinasian framework employed in the (in)famous section '� e Phenomenology of Eros' from Totality and Innity, only to utilise it as a means of oering a sustained critique of Levinas' understanding of… 
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  • W. Desmond
  • Philosophy
    Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Cultures
  • 2019
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