Levinasian philosophical practices
Friday 26 November 2021, 1:00pm–6pm EST. Live-streaming on MS Teams
1:00pm: Welcome and Introduction
1:15pm (8:15 pm in South Africa): Helen Douglas, Philosophical Counsellor, Cape Town, South Africa, “Otherwise Philosophy or Philosophy Otherwise: Levinasian Philosophical Practices”. I’ll be talking about my counselling work as an interpersonal Levinasian practice of ethics and emancipation as well as the possibilities his work opens towards a new mode of thinking in troubled times.
3:00pm: Deborah Achtenberg, University of Nevada, Reno, “Shestov, Levinas and Plato on the Human Good”
4:00pm: Bruce Gilbert, Bishop’s University, “The ‘Institution’ of the Good in Levinas”.
4:45pm: Bettina Bergo, Université de Montréal, “Women and Revolution in the Talmud”