New PDF release: Bearing Witness to Epiphany: Persons, Things, and the Nature

By John Russon

Makes the unconventional argument that erotic lifestyles is the true sphere of human freedom.

In this probing sequel to the preferred and award-winning Human event, John Russon asks, “What is it to be a person?” the reply: the main to our humanity lies in our sexuality, the place we event the liberty to form identities creatively in cooperation with one other. With grace and philosophical rigor, Russon indicates that an exploration of sexuality not just illuminates the mental dimensions of our interpersonal lives but in addition offers the root for a brand new method of ethics and politics. tasks towards others, he contends, improve along our own development. Bearing Witness to Epiphany brings to gentle the fundamental courting among moral and political bonds and the improvement of our powers of expression, resulting in a considerable examine of the character and function of paintings in human life.

“…a commonly stroked, philosophically unconventional, Heidegger-inspired, phenomenological descriptive-interpretative tale of ‘all there's’ on the earth of lived (rather than ideal/abstract/logical life) relationships related to one’s daily experiential participation in metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, artwork, and psychology.” — CHOICE

“Bearing Witness to Epiphany is one other fantastically written e-book by way of John Russon, a significant other to his very good Human adventure. whereas continental philosophy has relentlessly deconstructed the classical kind of the philosophy publication, Russon has revived this manner in a so much compelling method. Russon’s writing is so lucid, that the ebook turns out to learn itself. extra importantly, like Human event, Bearing Witness to Epiphany is the expression of profound considering. This booklet should still make it transparent to all people that John Russon is without doubt one of the few unique voices operating in continental philosophy today.” — Leonard Lawlor, coeditor of The Merleau-Ponty Reader

John Russon is Professor of Philosophy on the collage of Guelph and the writer of Human event: Philosophy, Neurosis, and the weather of lifestyle, additionally released through SUNY Press.

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