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Love and evil are genuine - they're elements or strength fields which comprise us as constituent components. Of all of the powers of existence they're the 2 such a lot pregnant with that means, therefore the main generative of what's in particular human. Love and evil stand within the closest dating to one another: evil is either what destroys love and what forces extra love out folks; it's, as Augustine astutely grasped, privative (requiring whatever to negate) however it can be born out of misdirected love. Breaking with naive realist and post-modern dogmas in regards to the nature of the genuine, this booklet presents the root for a philosophy of generative motion because it attracts upon examples from philosophy, literature, faith and pop culture. whereas this booklet has a sympathetic ear for historical and conventional narratives in regards to the which means of existence, it bargains a philosophy acceptable for our occasions and our crises. it really is rather directed at readers who're looking for brand new how one can take into consideration our global and self-making, and who're as disillusioned with post-Nietzschean and publish- Marxian twentieth century social thought as they're by way of extra conventional philosophical and naturalistic debts of man or woman. Wayne Cristaudo is affiliate Professor of ecu reports on the collage of Hong Kong. His guides comprise The Metaphysics of technological know-how and Freedom: from Descartes to Kant to Hegel (Ashgate), This nice Beast: development and the fashionable country (with Bob Catley) (Ashgate), nice principles within the Western Literary Canon (with Peter Poiana) (University of the US Press) and Messianism, Apocalypse and Redemption in twentieth Century German suggestion (Introduction by means of Wayne Cristaudo and edited with Wendy Baker) (ATF). He has additionally released articles in overseas journals and chapters in books on Marx, Kant, Hegel, Heidegger, Eric Voegelin, Ernst Cassirer, Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy and Franz Rosenzweig.

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