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Unformatted text preview: Paul Han PHI 5000 Seminar Community of Boundaries In Lingis his book, The Community of Those Who Have Nothing in Common , Alphonso Lingis portrays a community that is limited Limited? Is maybe defined better? This is a weird ellipsis. The thought is incomplete. We never know why people dont say how beautiful each other are. Talk about norms here! Not pessimistic but maybe suspicious? There are actual bad, and not so well intentioned people in the world. Maybe mention individualism? We like to be left, unbothered, etc. Hmm. Isnt society more impersonal (at least in the way it is used) than community? Love? Maybe cohesion is better? Maybe end by stating Lingis is effectively offering a new form of community, that is, a boundary-less community? by the social structures that the community itself has created. Lingis uses refers to these terms like value-terms and forces to describe the dynamics of community-life. These Vvalue- terms do not contain meaning on their own, but they do induce forces in an individual. Lingis states an example that depicts current social structures; There are people who neversay How beautiful you are!, not because they, unlike the rest of usLimited? Is maybe defined better? This is a weird ellipsis. The thought is incomplete. We never know why people dont say how beautiful each other are. Talk about norms here! Not pessimistic but maybe suspicious? There are actual bad, and not so well intentioned people in the world. Maybe mention individualism? We like to be left, unbothered, etc. Hmm. Isnt society more impersonal (at least in the way it is used) than community? Love? Maybe cohesion is better?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2010 for the course PHI 5000 taught by Professor Brogan during the Fall '10 term at Villanova.

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