Ambivalence: A Philosophical Exploration by Hili Razinsky PDF

By Hili Razinsky

ISBN-10: 1786601524

ISBN-13: 9781786601520

ISBN-10: 1786601532

ISBN-13: 9781786601537

Ambivalence (as in sensible conflicts, ethical dilemmas, conflicting ideals, and combined emotions) is a principal phenomenon of human lifestyles. but ambivalence is incompatible with entrenched philosophical conceptions of personhood, judgement, and motion, and is denied or marginalised by way of thinkers of numerous issues. This e-book takes a thorough new stance, bringing the learn of center philosophical matters including that of ambivalence. The booklet proposes new bills in different components – together with subjectivity, realization, rationality, and price – whereas elucidating a variety of phenomena expressive of ambivalence, from emotional ambivalence to self-deception. The e-book rejects the view that ambivalence makes somebody divided, displaying that our tension-fraught attitudes are profoundly unitary. Ambivalence isn't really tantamount to confusion or to paralysis: it truly is regularly essentially rational, and sometimes artistic, lively, and perceptive to boot. The booklet develops issues from Wittgenstein, Davidson, Sartre, and Freud. It engages with modern debates in Analytic Philosophy as well as paintings starting from Aristotle to Cultural reports and Empirical Psychology, and considers a wealthy set of examples from lifestyle and literature.

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