The Listening Self

The Listening Self : Personal Growth, Social Change and the Closure of Metaphysics

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Originally published in 1989. In this interdisciplinary study, Dr Levin offers an account of personal growth and self-fulfilment based on the development of our capacity for listening. This book should be of interest to advanced students of critical theory, psychology, cultural studies, ethics, continental philosophy, ontology, metaphysics.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 360 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 25.4mm | 544g
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0367193914
  • 9780367193911

Table of contents

Opening Conversation. Introduction: The Gift and the Art 1. The Historical Call to Our Hearing 2. Zugehoerigkeit: Our Primordial Attunement 3. Everydayness: The Ego's World 4. Skilful Listening 5. Communicative Praxis 6. Hearkening: Hearing Moved by Ontological Understanding
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About David Michael Levin

David M. Kleinberg-Levin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy at Northwestern University, USA.


His books include: The Body's Recollection of Being (1985), The Opening of Vision (1988), The Listening Self (1989), The Philosopher's Gaze (1999), Gestures of Ethical Life: Reading Hoelderlin's Question of Measure After Heidegger (2005), Before the Voice of Reason: Echoes of Responsibility in Merleau-Ponty's Ecology and Levinas's Ethics (2008), Redeeming Words and the Promise of Happiness: A Critical Theory Approach to Wallace Stevens and Vladimir Nabokov (2012), Redeeming Words: Language and the Promise of Happiness in the Stories of Doeblin and Sebald (2013), Beckett's Words: The Promise of Happiness in a Time of Mourning (2015). Forthcoming: Heidegger's Phenomenology of Perception, in 2 volumes.
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