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By Felix Ravaisson,Clare Carlisle,Mark Sinclair

ISBN-10: 1847061974

ISBN-13: 9781847061973

ISBN-10: 1847061982

ISBN-13: 9781847061980

Félix Ravaisson's seminal philosophical essay, Of Habit, used to be first released in French in 1838. It strains the origins and improvement of behavior and proposes the primary of behavior because the starting place of human nature. This metaphysics of behavior steers a direction among materialism and idealism in a single of the easiest and so much subtle remedies of the subject. Ravaisson's paintings used to be pivotal within the improvement of ecu proposal and has had an important impression on such key thinkers resembling Proust, Bergson, Heidegger, Merleau-Ponty, Derrida, and Deleuze.

This version makes this significant paintings on hand to an English-speaking viewers for the 1st time. Clare Carlisle and Mark Sinclair supply a accomplished creation to Ravaisson's existence, works, and enduring impact that essentially situates Ravaisson's textual content in the ecu philosophical culture. the interpretation additionally features a thorough statement at the textual content that illuminates its arguments and its context.

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