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A Philosophy of Boredom book download

A Philosophy of Boredom. Lars Svendsen

A Philosophy of Boredom

ISBN: 1861892179,9781861892171 | 178 pages | 5 Mb

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A Philosophy of Boredom Lars Svendsen
Publisher: Reaktion Books

Heh, on the first day of class, I usually make the arguement that a necessary condition of philosophy is boredom of a certain kind. Is this just a psychological issue, or also a philosophical puzzle? If fear is a result of boredom and boredom arises from security, then the fear that permeates our culture is not a genuine fear. This is key in understanding who writes, or “does,” philosophy — that some people are always too busy. Svendsen divides his book into seven chapters. A few of my friends started blogs over the last year and they are worth visiting. The rest are too bored, and ergo, they write philosophy. So the true niche of philosophy is boredom. FYI, here's the "official" wording of Sunday's topic: BOREDOM: what's the nature and meaning of boredom? Carlin Romano was not at all bored by Lars Svendsen's A Philosophy of Boredom: Looking at boredom, but making it interesting. Neither am I going to give a philosophical angle to the whole issue of Boredom and how it stems from man's desire for more and the likes. So, have a look: Eat Drink Breathe - My buddy Shawn's journal of. It is indeed strange how many reviewers are reading this book as a kind of “philosophy of boredom” and putting aside the style and plot, etc. Nor does calling Morality a science make Philosophy irrelevant.