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Figure/Ground interview with Alphonso Lingis

Figure/Ground interview with Alphonso Lingis

© Alphonso Lingis and Figure/Ground Communication Dr. Lingis was interviewed by Edyta Niemyjska on November 23rd, 2012 as part of the Figure/Ground Communication scholarly interview series: Alphonso Lingis is an American philosopher, writer and translator, currently Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Pennsylvania State University. He specializes in phenomenology, existentialism, and ethics. Lingis attended Loyola University in Chicago, then pursued graduate study at the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. His doctoral dissertation, written under scholar Alphonse de Waelhens, was a discussion of the French phenomenologists Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Jean-Paul Sartre. Returning to the United States, Lingis joined the faculty... Show More


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