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The Resource Dying for ideas : the dangerous lives of the philosophers, Costica Bradatan

Dying for ideas : the dangerous lives of the philosophers, Costica Bradatan

Label
Dying for ideas : the dangerous lives of the philosophers
Title
Dying for ideas
Title remainder
the dangerous lives of the philosophers
Statement of responsibility
Costica Bradatan
Title variation
Dangerous lives of the philosophers
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the greatest merits of Costica Bradatan's book is that it explores a cluster of topics that represent the untold, the unuttered, almost the unutterable in contemporary philosophy: death, dying, sacrifice and self-sacrifice. Ours is a culture of 'happy endings' and, in this respect, most philosophers of today are the spokespersons of their time. Bradatan is a dissenter. His book approaches death head-on. Indeed, what makes this project fascinating is the fact that, while the book purports to be about 'dying for an idea, ' it in fact sings praise to life. Death, in Bradatan's view, is something that brings new meaning to life, a renewed intensity to the act of living. Simon Critchley, New School for Social Research, New York, USA
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brădățan, Costică
Dewey number
109.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B104
LC item number
.B73 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophers
  • Death
Label
Dying for ideas : the dangerous lives of the philosophers, Costica Bradatan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223127938380
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Philosophy as self-fashioning -- The first layer -- Philosophy in the flesh -- The second layer -- The making of a martyr-philosopher -- Postscript : To die laughing
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781472525512
Lccn
2015463782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898155311
Label
Dying for ideas : the dangerous lives of the philosophers, Costica Bradatan
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
31223127938380
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-234) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Philosophy as self-fashioning -- The first layer -- Philosophy in the flesh -- The second layer -- The making of a martyr-philosopher -- Postscript : To die laughing
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xii, 238 pages
Isbn
9781472525512
Lccn
2015463782
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)898155311

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