Inexhaustibility and Human Being: An Essay on Locality Stephen A. Ross

ISBN: 9780823212279

Published: January 1st 1989

Hardcover

330 pages


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Inexhaustibility and Human Being: An Essay on Locality  by  Stephen A. Ross

Inexhaustibility and Human Being: An Essay on Locality by Stephen A. Ross
January 1st 1989 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 330 pages | ISBN: 9780823212279 | 10.60 Mb

At a time when the metaphysical tradition is being called profoundly into question by proponents of pragmatism and continental philosophy, Inexhaustibility and Human Being examines a specific aspect of metaphysics: the nature of being human,MoreAt a time when the metaphysical tradition is being called profoundly into question by proponents of pragmatism and continental philosophy, Inexhaustibility and Human Being examines a specific aspect of metaphysics: the nature of being human, acknowledging the force of these critiques and discussing their ramifications.

Exploring the possibility of a systematic metaphysics that acknowledges the limits of every thought, the book offers a metaphysics of human being based on locality and inexhaustibility. Its major focus is on a corresponding anthropologyin which human being is both local and exhaustive - that is, based on limitation and on the limitation of limitation. Among the books major topics are: being as locality and inexhaustibility- human being as judgment and perspective- knowing and reason as query- language and meaning as semasis- emotion- sociality- politics- life and death. Clearly written, and wide-ranging in scope, Inexhaustibility and Human Being covers a multitude of subjects - history, love, sexuality, consciousness, suffering, the body, instrumentality, government, and law - in the development of its thesis.

The book will appeal not only to philosophers - but also to those involved in studying the various arenas of human activity Professor Ross examines.



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