Adam Birt tells us why Levinas wants us to throw off our face coverings. USM Philosophy Alum, Adam Birt, recently published his thoughts on this subject of Levinas and face coverings in Philosophy Today. Read this fascinating take on the ethical argument to unmask post-pandemic in Philosophy Today, Issue 151, August / September.
“Ethics comes first. This keeps with the general tenor of thought emanating from one of the philosophical schools with which Levinas is associated, existentialism, which centralizes and prioritizes the question of what it means to be human.”— Adam Birt, Levinas and Post-Pandemic Masking- Philosophy Today, Issue 151, August / September.