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The epistemological monstrosity of 'others' that sends us reeling back in horror

The otherness of others constitutes a paradox, according to Sartre, a kind of epistemological monstrosity that sends us reeling back in horror whenever we try to approach it. 

When we think of other people, we make them into objects of our experience; but when we think again, we realise we are wrong: they are subjects of their own experience before they are objects of ours, and in their experience we figure as objects, not subjects.

In this way (lapsing into the Biblical) we enter into the chaos of unsynchronised temporalities that constitute the incalculably other. 

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