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Issues of Theory and Practice
. Tambov: Gramota, 2014. 5. Part 1. P. 92-94. ISSN 1997-292X.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philosophical Sciences
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Zvyagintseva Elena Ivanovna
Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University

Abstract. The goal of the article is to reveal the meaning of the concept of "The Other", which becomes almost the central problem in the works of many thinkers of the XX century. Emmanuel Levinass creative work served as a basis for the analysis: the author makes an attempt to identify the specifics of the definition of the French philosopher. It is explained why E. Levinas is not satisfied with the definition of "The Other" from the viewpoints of formal logic. The author pays special attention to such characteristics of "The Other" as "face", "divinity", "infinite".
Key words and phrases: , , , , , "The Other", self-identity, strangeness, infinite, face.
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