October 4, 2012
annual “Psychology for the Other,” the Levinas Seminar, features Professor
Claire Katz. She will address “Levinas and the Maternal Psyche: How Feminist
Theory Informs Our Encounter with the Other” on November 10.
teaches at Texas A&M, focuses her scholarship on feminist theory, philosophy
of religion, philosophy of education, and Emmanuel Levinas. Emmanuel Levinas, a
20th century French philosopher and Talmudic scholar, emphasized personal
ethical responsibility to others as the starting point and primary focus for
philosophy. He died in Paris in 1995.
The Levinas Seminar takes place
from November 9 -11 on the Seattle University campus. The complete schedule and
registration information is available at this link.
The Levinas Seminar is held annually by the Psychology
Department in the College
of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University. In addition to a broad
undergraduate program, the college offers 7 master's degrees, including an M.A.
in Psychology based on the existential, phenomenological, therapeutic
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