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The Philosophical I: Personal Reflections on Life in Philosophy

The Philosophical I: Personal Reflections on Life in Philosophy (Paperback)

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Philosophy is shaped by life and life is shaped by philosophy. This is reflected in The Philosophical I, a collection of 16 autobiographical essays by prominent philosophers. Candid and philosophically insightful, these personal narratives critically call into question the belief that philosophy should be kept separate from the personal experience of philosophers. Each contributor traces the fundamental influences-both philosophical and otherwise-that have shaped his or her identity. In this postmodern world, the self is often viewed as irreparably fragmented and fractured, but the reflections in this volume point to a self that is a continuous, though dynamic, storyline. What shines through in each of these essays is that philosophy is a profoundly personal adventure.

BiographyBiography: generalAutobiography: generalBiographyMemoirsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 19/11/2002 ISBN-13: 9780742513426  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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George Yancy is McAnulty Fellow in the Philosophy Department at Duquesne University. He has published a variety of scholarly articles and reviews. His first two books are African-American Philosophers, 17 Conversations (1998), which was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Book in 1999, and Cornel West: A Critical Reader (2001). He is editing a forthcoming book in which African-American philosophers critically reveal whiteness in terms of its political, normative, socio-cultural, and existential manifestations.

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