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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

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: 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

In: International Journal for the Study of Skepticism

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
Author: Sophie Loidolt

1 The Relation between Experience and Normativity The relation between experience and normativity is often conceived as a hierarchical one. In practical life, norms and normative principles are supposed to enable us to evaluate the experiences we have, thereby leading us to actions that are

In: Phenomenology and Experience

one’s experience as referring to an objective world and involving a claim to truth. Using a well-known distinction in ordinary German, which has had some significant philosophical consequences, we could refer to the former as Erlebnis , a (mere) experiencing as living, and to the latter as Erfahrung

In: Phenomenology and Experience
Author: John Ryder

order and form, both of which are critical features of art and of aesthetic experience. Indeed, “only when an organism shares in the ordered relations of its environment does it secure the stability essential to living. And when the participation comes after a phase of disruption and conflict, it bears

In: Knowledge, Art, and Power

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

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