Character of the Feminine in Lévinas and the Daodejing «道德經».

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TitleCharacter of the Feminine in Lévinas and the Daodejing «道德經».
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsMa, L.
JournalJournal of Chinese Philosophy
Pagination261 - 276
KeywordsChina, Chinese, Emmanuel, Feminism, FEMINIST theory, LEVINAS, Philosophy, Taoism, women

The article focuses on the philosophy of feminine themes in the Daoist classic in China. It examines the images of women in the work of Emmanuel Lévinas and in the "Daodejing." It also discusses Lévinas's analysis of the feminine as an independent quality of difference. Moreover, it looks into the role of the feminine in the "Daodejing."