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Between the ethical and the political

the difference of ambiguity

Debra Bergoffen

pp. 187-203

Taking up Beauvoir's theories of intentionality and ambiguity, largue that patriarcy misreads the relationship between the ethical and the political, that we need to reconsider this relationship and that a just politics of liberation must remember its debt to the ethical moment of the gift.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-94-015-9753-1_11

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Bergoffen, D. (2001)., Between the ethical and the political: the difference of ambiguity, in L. Embree (ed.), The existential phenomenology of Simone de Beauvoir, Dordrecht, Springer, pp. 187-203.

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