Levinas on Ontology & Power

” ‘I think’ comes down to ‘I can’—to an appropriation of what is, to an exploitation of reality. Ontology as first philosophy is a philosophy of power”

-Emmanuel Levinas, Totality and Infinity (p.46)

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About jleavittpearl

Philosopher and Theologian out of Pittsburgh PA.

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