By Lévinas, Emmanuel; Llewelyn, John; Lévinas, Emmanuel
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It can be directly and, as Levinas says, sincerely motivated by hunger or the enjoyment of what is on my plate. I can care for cabbage without this care being subsumed within a care for being. ONTIC ACCOMPLISHMENT 27 The intentionality of my desire to eat is the duality of the relation of a substantive subject and a substantive thing in the world, but the horizon of this worldhood is not the multiply tensed verbality of ontological care (Sorge). Its focus is narrower than that. Not that it is outside time.
SHAME Appearances notwithstanding, one is ashamed not simply of an immoral or other misdeed. The sharpness of shame—and the adjective déchirant is used again here —derives from a conjunction of not being able to understand how one could have done such a thing and not being able to deny one’s identity with the being of the person who did it. One is ashamed of oneself because one is ashamed of one’s self. One has no power to break away from oneself—and the word ‘break’ (rompre), used here will take on further significance in Levinas’s later work.
And, as already noted, it does not depend on what others would see. It does not depend on others at all. The monadic ego of which Husserl writes in the earlier parts of the Cartesian Meditations10 is not immune to this ontological nausea. ‘Without a window on anything else’ (DE 92): beingthere without being-with, a Dasein without Mitsein would experience it too. It ONTOLOGICAL CLAUSTROPHOBIA 17 has nothing to do with intersubjectivity. On the contrary, the presence of others might seem to offer a temporary escape.