Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 November 2019

288 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198845782

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Being Born

Birth and Philosophy

Alison Stone

Studies in Feminist Philosophy

  • An original account of being born and how it shapes the human existence
  • Shows that birth is relevant to key ontological, ethical, and existential questions
  • Addresses a gap in the literature, which has instead focused largely on the philosophy of death
  • Sets out a natal form of existentialism--a unique perspective on human existence
  • Brings together sources from existentialism, continental philosophy, and psychoanalysis
  • Also relevant to feminist, queer, and critical race studies

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