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On Time, Being, and Hunger: Challenging the Traditional Way of Thinking Life

Juan Manuel Garrido


The unprecedented proliferation of discourses and techniques concerning the living being has left philosophy in a stupefying situation. We no longer know what phenomenon deserves to be called “life,” and we no longer know how to ask the question “what is life?” The traditional way of understanding life as self-appropriating and self-organizing process of not ceasing to be, of taking care of one's own hunger, is challenged. This challenge entails questioning fundamental concepts of metaphysical thinking, namely, time, finality, and above all being and existing. In this study, the author propose ... More

Keywords: Time, Being, hunger, phenomenology, ontology, life, life sciences, Aristotle, Heidegger

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Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780823239351
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823239351.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Juan Manuel Garrido, author
Universidad Diego Portales

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