Abstract

I begin to suggest an alternative to the notion of vision based in alienation and hostility put forth by Jean-Paul Sartre, Sigmund Freud, and Jacques Lacan. I diagnose this alienating vision as a result of a particular alienating notion of space presupposed by their theories. I develop Irigaray's comments about light and air to suggest an alternative notion of space that opens up the possibility that vision connects us to others rather than alienates us from them.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1527-2001
Print ISSN
0887-5367
Pages
pp. 56-78
Launched on MUSE
2001-07-01
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Archived 2009
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