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By Daniela Vallega-Neu

ISBN-10: 0791465616

ISBN-13: 9780791465615

ISBN-10: 0791465624

ISBN-13: 9780791465622

An ontology of physically being that includes Plato, Nietzsche, Scheler, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, and Foucault.

Daniela Vallega-Neu questions the ontological that means of physique and considering through conscientiously taking into consideration how we come to adventure inspiration physically. She engages six widespread figures of the Western philosophical tradition—Plato, Nietzsche, Scheler, Merleau-Ponty, Heidegger, and Foucault—and considers how they comprehend considering to happen in terms of the physique in addition to how their considering is itself physically. via a deconstructive and performative interpreting, she explores how their pondering finds a physically measurement that's sooner than what classical metaphysics involves conceive as mind-body duality. therefore, Vallega-Neu uncovers the physically size that sustains their idea and their paintings. As she contends, the hint of the physique in our idea not just exposes the strangers we're to ourselves, yet can also bring about a brand new knowing of ways we turn out to be who we're in terms of the realm we are living in.

Daniela Vallega-Neu is affiliate Professor of Philosophy at California nation collage at Stanislaus and the writer of Heidegger’s Contributions to Philosophy: An Introduction.

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