The Philosophical I: Personal Reflections on Life in Philosophy

The Philosophical I Personal Reflections on Life in Philosophy Philosophy is shaped by life and life is shaped by philosophy This is reflected in The Philosophical I a collection of autobiographical essays by prominent philosophers Candid and philosophically

  • Title: The Philosophical I: Personal Reflections on Life in Philosophy
  • Author: George Yancy
  • ISBN: 9780742513426
  • Page: 420
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 conPhilosophy 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.

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