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riches with the whole of what is in our self-interest. Being accepted by others, living in and contributing to a stable community that provides enough for everyone might very well be more in our inherent self-interest, even if we earn less. Earning and possessing more at the expense of being shunned

In: Analytische Explikationen & Interventionen
Author: Allen Speight

that it was merely self-interested. ("What others caU violen ce and wrongdoing, is the fulfiU­ ment ofthe individual's duty to maintain his independence in face of others; what they caU cowardice, is the duty of supporting life and the possibility of being useful to others ... " [#644]). It is a

In: Metaphysik der praktischen Welt

be richer, or the conditions for a long and good life may be better for most. Societies with more equal income and wealth distributions might also do better in fighting climate change, limiting the power of politicians, or fostering solidarity. 9 I do not subscribe to all of these claims, but they

In: Analytische Explikationen & Interventionen
Author: Josef Seifert

, for example, in a metaphysics of life, of the person, of community, of the work of art, and of other fundamental distinctions and principles within being, such as the dif- ference between essence and real existence. JOSEF SEIFERT 24 iv. This part of metaphysics studies also the most fundamental

In: What Are We to Understand Gracia to Mean?

that we wanted to argue that “the other is the essence of my existence.” It was an actual, a real introduction ( Figure 1 ). Figure 1 Attempt 1 Such was our first introduction. An attempt to argue about altruism being the essence of human reality. In the beginning, we were motivated to

In: Altruism or the Other as the Essence of Existence
Author: Casey Perin

as claiming no more than conventional correctness—correctness as a matter of conformity with local traditions, customs, and practices—for the Sceptic’s way of life. 12 Sextus suggests that the Sceptic follows a certain account of how to live correctly by living in accordance with what it apparent

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In: International Journal for the Study of Skepticism

as bare life, animalistic life voicing itself, and bios as living being with logos as politicized language, a qualified life or political existence. But this conceptual difference comes from a decision to start the genealogical analysis from Plato and Aristotle. The “inclusion of zoe in the

In: Altruism or the Other as the Essence of Existence
Author: Michael Krausz

RA: I understand that you came to formulate your theory of creativity in the course of articulating your personal program in art. Am I right? Michael: Not quite. I’d been thinking about creativity in connection with the idea of a creative life, particularly when facing choices about whether to

In: Roots in the Air

1 Introduction 1 When I do something intentionally, I am often, if not always, motivated by something: I have a motive for my action. This makes the notion of motivation an important part of our everyday understanding of others and ourselves. In the tradition of phenomenology, motivation and its

In: Phenomenology and Experience

connected with endeavor (Streben)— with instinctive wishes and willing—and which originally motivate and provide a route for both fantasy and perception. Husserl already shows in his lecture on ethics (1908/09) that the felt value-attitudes are understood as a unique type of reasonable constitu- tion of

In: Investigating Subjectivity