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LifeA Modern Invention$
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Davide Tarizzo

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780816691593

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816691593.001.0001

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Life

Life

Genesis of a Metaphysical Paradigm

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(p.53) 2 Life
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Life
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Davide Tarizzo

, Mark William Epstein
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816691593.003.0003

Examines the emergence and the metaphysical meaning of “autonomous life” in the fields of philosophy (Kant, Fichte, Schelling) and of biology (from Darwin to Dawkins), then explaining where, why and how this metaphysical concept is still at work in contemporary thought (Freud, Canguilhem, Dennett).

Keywords:   Life Metaphysics Kant German Idealism Darwin History of Biology Biopolitics Nazism

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