By Adrian Johnston
Adrian Johnston's transcendental materialism bargains a brand new theoretical method of those concerns. Arming himself with assets supplied by means of German idealism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, the lifestyles sciences and modern philosophical advancements, Johnston formulates an account of subjectivity that, even if being either materialist and naturalist, does complete justice to people as irreducible to traditional topic by myself. even as he argues opposed to relapses into idealisms, dualisms and spiritualisms.
Adventures in Transcendental Materialism elaborates Johnston's place via serious engagements with a few of cutting-edge most crucial thinkers together with Slavoj Zizek, Alain Badiou, Catherine Malabou, Jean-Claude Milner, Martin Hägglund, William Connolly, and Jane Bennett.
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