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

Posted on December 10, 2009


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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