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By Adrian Johnston

for the reason that Bacon, Gallileo and Descartes within the early seventeenth century, the kinfolk among technology and faith in addition to brain and physique have remained unstable fault traces of clash. The controversies surrounding those family members are as alive and urgent now as at any element over the process the prior 4 centuries.

Adrian Johnston's transcendental materialism bargains a brand new theoretical method of those concerns. Arming himself with assets supplied through German idealism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, the existence sciences and modern philosophical advancements, Johnston formulates an account of subjectivity that, even if being either materialist and naturalist, does complete justice to humans as irreducible to common topic on my own. 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 present day most vital thinkers together with Slavoj Zizek, Alain Badiou, Catherine Malabou, Jean-Claude Milner, Martin Hägglund, William Connolly, and Jane Bennett.

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