On Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise: A Symposium - Radical Theologies and Philosophies (Paperback)
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On Philosophy as a Spiritual Exercise: A Symposium - Radical Theologies and Philosophies (Paperback)

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Paperback 186 Pages / Published: 07/11/2013
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What if self-questioning could provoke an extreme attentiveness to a rich inner life? In pursuit of this question, a mixed group of highly fallible thinkers gather together in the north of England. Will they be able to respond to the actual events of their lives, and reinvent philosophy as a collective spiritual exercise?

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 9781349470259
Number of pages: 186
Weight: 2679 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 11 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2013


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"This excellent introduction to the idea of philosophy as a spiritual exercise or 'way of life' engages us from the start through its mixture of literary genres and the charm of its writing which nevertheless carries the charge of a compelling passion. Goodchild recalls philosophers to their ancient vocation: to examine and expose assumptions that shape people's lives, sometimes disastrously. He asks whether the failure of philosophers to examine and expose their own assumptions has brought them into collusion with, and uncritical bondage to, conceptions of life, reason, and value which have had terrible consequences, moral and political, economic and ecological." - Michael McGhee, Honorary Senior Fellow, University of Liverpool, UK

"Very few writers today are willing, in an age of conformity and uniformity, to experiment. How rare it is to read a book that is both original in thought and style. Using Plato's Symposium as his guide, Goodchild reinvigorates the original practice of philosophy for our times as a spiritual journey of self-questioning and discovery." - William Large, President of the British Society of Phenomenology, UK

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