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Jarrett Zigon (University of Virginia)

from 17 December 2018 at 17:00 to 20 December 2018 at 19:00

Aula SPECOLA – Piazza San Giovanni in Monte, 2 – Bologna, Italy

How might we begin to conceive a relational ethics? Despite being a discipline that seems to begin from the assumption of relationality (e.g., sociality, inter-, and so on), the recent ethical turn in anthropology has, for the most part, been strikingly individualistic in its conceptualization.  This course will begin with some slow reading of important texts in the Continental Philosophy tradition that have attempted to think and articulate relationality, being-with and ethics, and then turn to the few relationally-focused anthropological conceptions of ethics.  Ultimately, the goal of this course is to begin to conceive a relational ethics.  This will entail open ended and open-minded discussion of the texts as we set out together on a path toward thinking.