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Monthly Archive for October, 2011

AESTHETICS OF EXISTENCE, ETERNAL STOICISM OR MORAL PERFECTIONISM? FOUCAULT, HADOT, AND CAVELL BETWEEN ETHICS AND POLITICS In my presentation, I will discuss in depth the ethico-political dimension in the works of Stanley Cavell, Michel Foucault and Pierre Hadot. In the first part, I will try to show how it is possible, and why it is interesting, to […]

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THE GRAY ZONE, POWER, AND PRIVILEGE IN PRIMO LEVI In my presentation, I will examine and discuss the concept of gray zone in Primo Levi’s work. One of the main purposes of this analysis is to demonstrate the key role of the story of Mordechai Chaim Rumkowski, the Elder of the Lodz ghetto between 1941 and 1945, […]

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