Alterity is a philosophical term meaning "otherness", strictly being in the sense of the other of two (Latin alter). In the phenomenological tradition it is usually understood as the entity in contrast to which an identity is constructed, and it implies
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the ability to distinguish between self and not-self, and consequently to assume the existence of an alternative viewpoint.
please enjoy the time and space.
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