By Zachary Simpson

ISBN-10: 0739168703

ISBN-13: 9780739168707

Life as Art brings the assets of latest aesthetics due to the fact Nietzsche to endure at the difficulties of ways one integrates the classy emphases of that means, liberation, and creativity into one’s lifestyle. through linking jointly the classy and moral bills of serious theorists, phenomenologists, and existentialists right into a coherent view at the crafty lifestyles, Life as Art indicates the ways that a lot of latest Continental thought has been considering other ways of making one’s personal existence. obvious as a unified phenomenon, existence as artwork indicates an energetic try and create a existence which bears the resistance, openness, and creativity present in artworks.

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