Star News - Connecting Our Communities

News Sickle Arrow NSA Black Earth Cross Plains

By Joe Block 

Around the Block


July 19, 2018

Teething and Nothingness

It’s not an exaggeration to say Jean-Paul Sartre’s description of The Gaze in his seminal work “Being and Nothingness” revolutionized not only philosophy, but the way we view ourselves and others. It is even more important today with the rise of things as varied as Instagram and feminism.

The Gaze is very simple: the existence of others makes us an object. We become aware of others looking at us, and we view and understand ourselves as a thing for them. We also, in understanding others, make them into an object. It is not just ourselves and others as a body...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 08/20/2019 01:34