Download e-book for iPad: Wisdom in Love: Kierkegaard and the Ancient Quest for by Rick Anthony Furtak

By Rick Anthony Furtak

during this traditionally educated paintings in ethical psychology, Rick Anthony Furtak develops a conceptual account of the feelings that addresses the normal concept that cause and emotion stand in sharp competition. Furtak starts with a serious exam of the traditional Stoic place that feelings must be kept away from through rational people. He argues that, to the contrary, feelings must be understood as embodying one of those actual perception, which permits us to achieve a significant and honest means of seeing the area. Furtak's confident substitute to Stoicism attracts seriously at the writings of Søren Kierkegaard, quite Either/Or and Works of affection, whereas additionally enticing with a variety of different suitable philosophical, literary, and non secular assets. He argues morality of advantage and narrative know-how is important for exact emotional conception, after which makes an attempt to outline a certified price realism dependent upon a reverential belief in love because the floor of human existence. the end result of this inquiry into the opportunity of trustworthy emotion is an account of the best nation within which lets belief ourselves to be rational in being passionate.

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