The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy (Bloomsbury Studies in Philosophy)

The Science, Politics, and Ontology of Life-Philosophy (Bloomsbury Studies in Philosophy)


Life-philosophy, imperative to 19th-century philosophical inspiration, is anxious with the which means, price and goal of existence. This much-needed learn returns to the important philosophical questions of Lebensphilosophie and divulges the ascendency of 'life' in modern philosophical considering.

Scholars from the disciplines of political concept, aesthetics, bioethics and ontology learn how the idea of lifestyles has made its method into modern philosophical discussions. They discover 3 major topics: the shift towards organic and technological perspectives of lifestyles; the political implications of our conceptions of existence; and the re-emergence of the assumption of lifestyles in contemporary philosophical discussions approximately, for instance, care of the self, scepticism, tragedy, wish, the sentiments, and heritage.

Anticipating new instructions of philosophical considering, this learn restores an essential university of suggestion to an important issues in regards to the hazards of up to date politics and the specter of new technologies.

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