The Body's Recollection of Being: Phenomenological by David Michael Levin PDF

By David Michael Levin

this can be a detailed research, contuining the paintings of Merleau-Ponty and Heidegger, and utilizing the strategies of phenomenology opposed to the existing nihilism of our tradition. It expands our knowing of the human capability for religious self-realization through analyzing it because the constructing of a bodily-felt understanding informing our gestures and activities. the writer argues mental specialize in our adventure of healthiness and pathology as embodied beings contributes considerably to a traditionally correct critique of ideology. It additionally presents a necessary touchstone in adventure for a fruitful person and collective reaction to the risk of nihilism.
Dr Levin attracts on Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology to elucidate Heidegger's analytic of people via an interpretation that makes a speciality of our adventure of being embodied. He reconstructs in glossy phrases the knowledge implicit in western and semitic types of faith and philosophy, contemplating the paintings of Freud, Jung, Focault and Neitzsche, in addition to that of yank academic philosophers, together with Dewey. specifically, he attracts at the psychology of Freud and Jung to elucidate our historic adventure of gesture and move and to convey to gentle its strength within the fulfilment of Selfhood. through the publication, the pathologies of the ego and its trip into Selfhood are thought of on the subject of the conditons of expertise and the powers of nihilism.

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