As A Journal #6 - Other

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Guest Editor  Viktoras Bachmetjevas

Editor  Kotryna Lingienė

English Language Editor  Gemma Lloyd

Issue Design  Jurgis Griškevičius
The issue explores the origins of otherness as a counterpoint to identity and will reflect on various meanings of Other: the other person as a source of moral responsibility in moral philosophy, the other as a threat in migration politics, the other as a non-human being (animal, but also alien), the other within the human body – both as an organism (viruses, bacteria, etc.) and a voice (demons, conscience, etc.). The issue’s guest editor Viktoras Bachmetjevas is a philosopher with an interest in ethics, and specifically the thoughts of Emmanuel Lévinas and Søren Kierkegaard.