UCL Discovery
UCL home » Library Services » Electronic resources » UCL Discovery

Positing Alterity, Positing Metaphysics: A Short Note on Alistair Miller on Levinas

Standish, P; (2019) Positing Alterity, Positing Metaphysics: A Short Note on Alistair Miller on Levinas. Journal of Philosophy of Education , 53 (1) pp. 214-223. 10.1111/1467-9752.12341. Green open access

[thumbnail of STANDISH, Paul_Positing Alterity, Positing Metaphysics_submitted version.pdf]
Preview
Text
STANDISH, Paul_Positing Alterity, Positing Metaphysics_submitted version.pdf - Accepted Version

Download (131kB) | Preview

Abstract

In ‘Levinas: Ethics or Mystification?’ (Miller, 2017), Alistair Miller presents a searing indictment of the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas and a dismissal of claims for its importance for education. He provides a summary account of Levinas's philosophy and, in relation to this, refers briefly to a number of authors who have related Levinas's work to education. This account is at fault, however, in fundamental ways, and this leads to errors in the conclusions that he draws. The present short paper does not attempt to address these problems in the round but rather focuses on a particular aspect of his phrasing in constructing the account, taking this as a significant pointer to the nature of the misinterpretation as a whole.

Type: Article
Title: Positing Alterity, Positing Metaphysics: A Short Note on Alistair Miller on Levinas
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
DOI: 10.1111/1467-9752.12341
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-9752.12341
Language: English
Additional information: This version is the author accepted manuscript. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
UCL classification: UCL
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Education > UCL Institute of Education > IOE - Education, Practice and Society
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10073415
Downloads since deposit
23Downloads
Download activity - last month
Download activity - last 12 months
Downloads by country - last 12 months

Archive Staff Only

View Item View Item