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By Oliver Letwin

This Routledge Revival reissues Oliver Letwin’s philosophical treatise: Ethics, Emotion and the team spirit of the Self, first released in 1987, which issues the applicability of the inventive classifications of romanticism and classicism to philosophical doctrine.


Dr Letwin examines 3 specific theses linked to philosophical romanticism: that there's inside us a excessive self and a low self; that there's a ethical self in inevitable clash with an amoral self; and that there's a rational self disjoined from and in stress with a passionate self.


He argues that those notions of philosophical romanticism are, actually, considerably fake, and as an alternative takes the view that guy could be a unified being of the type defined through philosophical classicists. yet guy has to paintings to accomplish this prestige. The intrinsic cohesion of the human character isn't really a warrantly of a coherent existence, yet a problem to be met.

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