A Phenomenology of Love and Hate (Ashgate New Critical by Peter Hadreas

By Peter Hadreas

Utilizing phenomenology to discover the implicit common sense in own love, sexual love, and hatred, Peter Hadreas presents new insights into the individuality of the liked and provides clean causes for the various worst outbreaks of violence and hatred nowa days. the subjects mentioned contain the worth and subjectivity of non-public love, nudity and the temporality of sexual love, the relationship among own, sexual love, and the incest taboo, the advance of group-focused hatred from person centred hatred, and prejudicial discrimination. The paintings encompasses research of philosophers and writers from precedent days via to the current day and examines such episodes because the Oklahoma urban Federal development bombing and the Columbine highschool bloodbath.

Show description

Read or Download A Phenomenology of Love and Hate (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy) PDF

Similar humanism books

Hegel's Idea of the Good Life

In Hegel’s notion of the great existence, Joshua D. Goldstein offers the 1st book-length learn of the improvement and that means of Hegel’s account of human flourishing. when put next to the strong conceptions of human excellence present in historic advantage ethics or the dedication to individualism within the smooth ethics of the need, Hegel’s political proposal can seem impoverished for its failure both to include or exposit these optimum beliefs of human flourishing that would supply an enough advisor to existence.

Hegel’s Critique of Aristotle’s Philosophy of Mind

At contrary ends of over millenia Hegel and Aristotle, nearly on my own of the nice eu thinkers, consciously tried to criticize and enhance the idea in their predecessors into structures in their personal. either have been therefore devoted in precept to the view that philosophy in each one age of civilization is instantaneously a product, a feedback, and a recon­ struction of the values and insights of its personal prior; that the fertile brain can simply beget anew whilst it has said and understood a line of ancestors which has resulted in its begetting; that the philosopher as low as the artist can commence with a fresh slate and a blankly open-minded atti­ tude to the realm which he unearths inside of him and prior to him.

A phenomenology of love and hate

Utilizing phenomenology to discover the implicit good judgment in own love, sexual love, and hatred, Peter Hadreas offers new insights into the distinctiveness of the cherished and gives clean reasons for a number of the worst outbreaks of violence and hatred nowa days. themes mentioned contain the worth and subjectivity of non-public love, nudity and the temporality of sexual love, the relationship among own, sexual love, and the incest taboo, the advance of group-focused hatred from person centred hatred, and prejudicial discrimination.

Philosophy of Mind and Phenomenology: Conceptual and Empirical Approaches

This quantity identifies and develops how philosophy of brain and phenomenology have interaction in either conceptual and empirically-informed methods. the target is to illustrate that phenomenology, because the first-personal examine of the contents and constructions of our mentality, promises us with insights into the knowledge of the brain and will supplement strictly analytical or empirically trained ways to the learn of the brain.

Additional resources for A Phenomenology of Love and Hate (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy)

Sample text

44 Iago’s machinations succeed in blinding Othello to the ‘person’ of Desdemona as here understood. But even in the act of murder, Othello does not lose altogether Desdemona’s uniqueness. 11), which is of course irreplaceable: ‘I know not where is that Promethean heat/ That can thy light relume’ and so on. 12–13). 3:167–9. 46 Anton Chekhov, ‘The Lady with the Pet Dog’, from The Portable Chekhov (New York, 1977), pp. 417–18. ’ When a letter comes from Anna’s husband saying that he has eye trouble and Anna must return to him, Anna and Gurov assume they will part forever.

These joys fit with Husserl’s first sense of establishing value, where value arises from discovering things that are a means for realizing goals. The boots, the short-cut and the beach are imbued with value as they are discovered as furtherances of one’s interests. But the joy of personal love, as based in the Nachverstehen between lovers, because it is formed upon collations of interactive empathy, cannot be attributed to a relation of the individual lover or friend merely as an individual. We love the ‘truth’ of the person, in the sense of truth indicated before.

3:167–9. 46 Anton Chekhov, ‘The Lady with the Pet Dog’, from The Portable Chekhov (New York, 1977), pp. 417–18. ’ When a letter comes from Anna’s husband saying that he has eye trouble and Anna must return to him, Anna and Gurov assume they will part forever. But what is key is that before their separation Chekhov establishes that: 1) Anna is an affecting figure, entreating an empathetic response; 2) Gurov’s behavior has altered because of his empathy for Anna; and, 3) Anna’s behavior is further altered in response to Gurov.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 40 votes