Emotions isn t his strongest or most rigorous work that be foreign bodies I or most rigorous work that would be foreign bodies I but it is beautiful and and problematic in that singular lingis way the chapter catastrophic time is by far the most uniue contribution while other chapters riff on dg derrida and especially bataille without so much as a citation which is either frustrating or helpful depending on how you feel about the former. Nxiety is mixed with exhilaration and ecstasy More than acceptance of death can philosophy understand joy in dying Haunting and courageous Lingis's writing has generated intense
INTEREST AND DEBATE AMONG GENDER AND and debate among gender and theorists as well as philosophers and Dangerous Emotions is certain to introduce his work to an ever broader circle of readers. .
Good existentialist piece about experiencing everything and fulfilling one s desires I ve read this a few years ago because of two other books by him Beautiful yes beautiful And then disgust I put the book away in one of my boxes Now I read the title again and again Indeed he is telling me emotions Dangerous ones Emotions from the vantage point of power Without apologies I m compelled to read this book agai. Alphonso Lingis is an original among American philosophers An elouent and insightful commentator on continental philosophers he is also a phenomenologist who has gone to live in many lands Dangerous Emotions continues the line of inuiry begun in Abuses taking the reader to easter japan java the reader to Easter Island Japan Java as Lingis poses a new range of uestions.