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By Lenart Skof,Emily A. Holmes

members to this quantity think about the consequences of 'the Age of Breath': a non secular shift in human know-how to the wishes of the opposite figured via respiring. expertise of the breath permits us to take care of bodies and the our bodies of others, to animals, nature, different cultures, oppressed minorities, and the opposite of sexual distinction. in an effort to attach physique and spirit, self and different, nature and tradition, and East and West, respiring emerges because the major theological and philosophical gesture of our time.

Philosophy has too usually bring to an end metaphysical concept from this dwelling, respiring global with its animal and feminine our bodies, simply as spiritual traditions have repressed the respiring flesh in favour of calcified be aware. The re-introduction of breath into philosophy and theology attracts our know-how again to the physique, to admire for the opposite, and to nature, making know-how of the breath crucial for an embodied ethics of distinction in our globalized, ecological age. those topics are addressed by way of a global group of students, together with Luce Irigaray.

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