Arendt’s Ethics of Otherness: Rethinking How We See Other People | Professor Andreea Deciu

Feb 23, 2022 | arts and humanities, trending

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This SciPod is a summary of the paper ‘Reading (with) Hannah Arendt: Aesthetic Representation for an Ethics of Alterity,’ from Humanities. https://doi.org/10.3390/h8040155 

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The 20th Century philosopher Hannah Arendt grounded ethics in aesthetics because she viewed art as a way of understanding how the world appears to different people. In her recent work, Professor Andreea Deciu [day-chew] Ritivoi [ree-tee-voy] of Carnegie Mellon University highlights Arendt’s rich repertoire of literary writings, as she believes that they deserve to be considered alongside other popular ethical works. Professor Ritivoi shows how Arendt’s unique contribution identifies the obstacles facing ‘human togetherness’, so that we can find ways to overcome them. 

 

 

 

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