Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jacques Derrida on the whom vs. the what one loves (thanks, KK)

You Tube: Jacques Derrida On Love and Being

Derrida makes the distinction between the 'who' one loves - their singularity - and the 'what' - the specific qualities of the beloved; then, he states that philosophy's most basic question - 'What is ...

Sounds similar to Buber's "I Thou" vs. "I It."

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