Download PDF by Hili Razinsky: Ambivalence: A Philosophical Exploration

By Hili Razinsky

ISBN-10: 1786601524

ISBN-13: 9781786601520

ISBN-10: 1786601532

ISBN-13: 9781786601537

Ambivalence (as in useful conflicts, ethical dilemmas, conflicting ideals, and combined emotions) is a vital phenomenon of human existence. but ambivalence is incompatible with entrenched philosophical conceptions of personhood, judgement, and motion, and is denied or marginalised through thinkers of various matters. This e-book takes an intensive new stance, bringing the examine of center philosophical concerns including that of ambivalence. The e-book proposes new money owed in numerous parts – together with subjectivity, cognizance, rationality, and cost – whereas elucidating quite a lot of phenomena expressive of ambivalence, from emotional ambivalence to self-deception. The booklet rejects the view that ambivalence makes an individual divided, exhibiting that our tension-fraught attitudes are profoundly unitary. Ambivalence isn't tantamount to confusion or to paralysis: it's regularly essentially rational, and sometimes artistic, lively, and perceptive to boot. The e-book develops subject matters from Wittgenstein, Davidson, Sartre, and Freud. It engages with modern debates in Analytic Philosophy as well as paintings starting from Aristotle to Cultural reviews and Empirical Psychology, and considers a wealthy set of examples from everyday life and literature.

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