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By Felix Ravaisson,Clare Carlisle,Mark Sinclair

ISBN-10: 1847061974

ISBN-13: 9781847061973

ISBN-10: 1847061982

ISBN-13: 9781847061980

Félix Ravaisson's seminal philosophical essay, Of Habit, used to be first released in French in 1838. It lines the origins and improvement of behavior and proposes the primary of behavior because the origin of human nature. This metaphysics of behavior steers a course among materialism and idealism in a single of the easiest and such a lot subtle remedies of the subject. Ravaisson's paintings was once pivotal within the improvement of ecu notion and has had an important impact on such key thinkers equivalent to Proust, Bergson, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida, and Deleuze.

This variation makes this significant paintings to be had to an English-speaking viewers for the 1st time. Clare Carlisle and Mark Sinclair offer a entire advent to Ravaisson's existence, works, and enduring impression that truly situates Ravaisson's textual content in the ecu philosophical culture. the interpretation additionally contains a thorough statement at the textual content that illuminates its arguments and its context.

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