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, important to 19th-century philosophical notion, is worried with the which means, price and objective of lifestyles. This much-needed learn returns to the imperative philosophical questions of Lebensphilosophie and divulges the ascendency of 'life' in modern philosophical pondering.

Scholars from the disciplines of political thought, aesthetics, bioethics and ontology research how the inspiration of existence has made its method into modern philosophical discussions. They discover 3 major issues: the shift towards organic and technological perspectives of existence; the political implications of our conceptions of lifestyles; and the re-emergence of the belief of existence in fresh philosophical discussions approximately, for instance, care of the self, scepticism, tragedy, wish, the sentiments, and background.

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

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