Download e-book for kindle: Adventures in Transcendental Materialism (Speculative by Adrian Johnston

By Adrian Johnston

on the grounds that Bacon, Gallileo and Descartes within the early seventeenth century, the family among technological know-how and faith in addition to brain and physique have remained risky fault strains of clash. The controversies surrounding those family are as alive and urgent now as at any aspect over the process the previous 4 centuries.

Adrian Johnston's transcendental materialism deals a brand new theoretical method of those matters. Arming himself with assets supplied via German idealism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, the lifestyles sciences and modern philosophical advancements, Johnston formulates an account of subjectivity that, even though being either materialist and naturalist, does complete justice to people as irreducible to typical topic on my own. even as he argues opposed to relapses into idealisms, dualisms and spiritualisms.

Adventures in Transcendental Materialism elaborates Johnston's place via serious engagements with a few of contemporary most vital thinkers together with Slavoj Zizek, Alain Badiou, Catherine Malabou, Jean-Claude Milner, Martin Hägglund, William Connolly, and Jane Bennett.

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