Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 October 2018

168 Pages

5.55 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781474437127

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The Life Intense

A Modern Obsession

First Edition

Tristan Garcia
Translated by Abigail RayAlexander, Translated by Christopher RayAlexander, and Translated by Jon Cogburn

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Speculative Realism

  • Analyses our modern obsession with intense experiences and provides a biting analysis of pervasive cultural trends
  • Written with a popular philosophy audience in mind: very readable, entertaining and interesting, with the added benefit of being a philosophically robust, peer-reviewed argument
  • Seamlessly interweaves metaphysics, epistemology, ethics and political philosophy in a conversational style with relatable examples

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