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Infinite Resignation
Infinite Resignation
作者:Thacker
出版社:Repeater
出版日期:2018-07-17
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圖書名稱:Infinite Resignation

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The author of the contemporary classic, In the Dust of This Planet, is back with another raw and unsettling look at the human condition.
 
Comprised of aphorisms, fragments, and observations both philosophical and personal, Thacker’s new book traces the contours of pessimism, caught as it often is between a philosophical position and a bad attitude. Reflecting on the universe’s “looming abyss of indifference,” Thacker explores the pessimism of a range of philosophers, from the well-known (Nietzsche, Schopenhauer, Camus), to the lesser-known (E.M. Cioran, Lev Shestov, Miguel de Unamuno). Readers will find food for thought in Thacker’s handling of a range of themes in Christianity and Buddhism, as well as his engagement with literary figures (from Dostoevsky to Thomas Bernhard, Osamu Dazai, and Fernando Pessoa), whose pessimism about the world both inspires and depresses Thacker. By turns melancholic, misanthropic, and darkly funny, (“Birth is a metaphysical injury — healing takes time — the span of one’s life”), many will find Infinite Resignation a welcome antidote to the exuberant imbecility of our times.
 

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  • ISBN:9781912248193
  • 規格:平裝 / 12.7 x 19.7 x 3.2 cm / 普通級
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