Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2014

208 Pages

9.21 x 6.14 inches

ISBN: 9780748692415

Bookseller Code (06)

Modern Thought in Pain

Philosophy, Politics, Psychoanalysis

Simon Morgan Wortham

Published by Edinburgh University Press

The Frontiers of Theory

  • Offers a systematic account of the modern European tradition's relationship to the question of pain and suffering
  • New interpretation of 'ethics' and 'evil'
  • Questions longstanding distinctions - between physical and psychological pain, 'my' pain and the pain of the other, human pain and animal pain
  • Sets new agendas for reading post-Kantian philosophy

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