chapter  3
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beyond individualism: Philosophical contributions of Buber, Gadamer, and Lévinas

ByBuber, Gadamer, and Lévinas DONNA ORANGE

I am defined as a subjectivity, as a singular person, as an “I,” precisely because I am exposed to the other. It is my inescapable and incontrovertible answerability to the other that makes me an individual “I.”