A brief reading of the essay by Emmanuel Levinas Phenomenology What is the lived experience of suffering? To an extent, it’s like any other. “for nothing.” Suffering, and by this Levinas means “innocent suf- Emmanuel Levinas, “Useless Suffering” (), in Entre Nous: Thinking. Throughout the body of his work, Levinas contests the dominant modern Western paradigm. Making Ethical Sense of Useless Suffering with Levinas Emmanuel Levinas, “Ethics as First Philosophy” (), in The Levinas Reader, ed.

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On the Suffering of Compassion. It reveals an ethical subjectivity and sensibility.

Prepare to be cited in a doctoral thesis. Columbia University Press, pp — The purpose of this paper is to explore the role that modernism in the arts might have in articulating the uselessness and incomprehensibility of physical and mental suffering.

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The art of useless suffering.

Conventional narratives, and other beautiful or conventionally expressive aesthetic structures, that presuppose the possibility and desirability useleess an harmonious and meaningful resolution to conflicts and tensions, may fundamentally misrepresent the patient’s experience. No keywords specified fix it.

Samuel Christopher Cuff Snow – unknown. This entry has no external links. This refusal of theodicy, which is a refusal to justify the suffering of others — what lies behind it?

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The art of useless suffering.

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