The Philosophy of Extreme Responsibility

By Robert Gibbs

Eugene Borowitz, March 6, 1992

Robert Gibbs discusses Emmanuel Levinas's perspective on ethical responsibility. He states that the 'other' is where extreme responsibility begins and that we have a type of social solidarity, meaning that we are responsible not only for our actions, but also for the actions of others.

Topic: Theology, Morality, Philosophy, Ethics, Relationships, Religion

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Borowitz, Eugene B.

Volume/Issue: Vol.22/no.429

Page Number(s): 70-72

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Gibbs, Robert. The Philosophy of Extreme Responsibility. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Eugene Borowitz. 6 March 1992: 70-72. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=10558


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