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Unformatted text preview: PHI 247 11.01.07 The over determined individual : one who is determined as an individual, yet also as something else – in terms of something other , extra Sartre’s claim, p. 69, “the Jew is one whom other people consider a Jew” The anti-Semitic creates the “idea” or stereotype of the Jew, and this gets translated into the Jewish situation : a social exclusion (into the ghetto or shtel) The Diaspora : Babylonian captivity 86-538 BCE, destruction of the Second Temple (70 ACE) Traditional pretexts for anti-Semitism: 1) that the Jews killed Christ 2) that Christians should not handle money as a profession The Reactive Logic of resentment: by impugning the other as evil, thereby elevate myself as good Sartre writes about the O.D., whom has two identities, which both conflict with each other. Each identity prevents/precludes the successful realization of the other identity. He’s always himself, yet other than himself. This otherness seems to lie entirely beyond his control. The Jew considers himself the same as himself....
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- Spring '07