By Eugene Thacker
Life is one in all our most simple innovations, and but whilst tested at once it proves remarkably contradictory and elusive, encompassing either the broadest and the main particular phenomena. we will be able to see this uncertainty approximately lifestyles in our behavior of forthcoming it as anything immediately medical and mystical, within the go back of vitalisms of every kind, and within the pervasive politicization of lifestyles. in brief, existence turns out far and wide at stake and but is nowhere the same.
In After Life, Eugene Thacker clears the floor for a brand new philosophy of existence by means of recuperating the twists and turns in its philosophical heritage. starting with Aristotle’s originary formula of a philosophy of existence, Thacker examines the impact of Aristotle’s rules in medieval and early glossy notion, best him to the paintings of Immanuel Kant, who notes the inherently contradictory nature of “life in itself.” alongside the best way, Thacker indicates how early smooth philosophy’s engagement with the matter of existence impacts thinkers equivalent to Gilles Deleuze, Georges Bataille, and Alain Badiou, in addition to modern advancements within the “speculative flip” in philosophy.
At a time while existence is labeled, measured, and exploited in a number of methods, After Life invitations us to delve deeper into the contours and contradictions of the age-old query, “what is life?”
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After Life by Eugene Thacker