The Paradox of Power and Weakness

ing , either by divine intervention or natural selection , power will become weak , and weakness will become powerful ? Is this paradox explainable by a sacred or secular calculus of reciprocity ? These are not my questions .

Author: George Kunz

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 0791438899

Category: Psychology

Page: 234

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Offers an alternative paradigm for psychology, one that reflects Levinas's criticism of a self-centered notion of identity. Reveals the secret of an "authentic" altruism through a phenomenology of both power and weakness, and of the paradoxes of the weakness of power and the power of weakness.