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By Lenart Skof,Emily A. Holmes

participants to this quantity examine the consequences of 'the Age of Breath': a non secular shift in human know-how to the desires of the opposite figured via respiring. knowledge 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. that allows you 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 frequently bring to a halt metaphysical suggestion from this residing, respiring global with its animal and feminine our bodies, simply as non secular traditions have repressed the respiring flesh in favour of calcified note. The re-introduction of breath into philosophy and theology attracts our understanding again to the physique, to appreciate for the opposite, and to nature, making wisdom of the breath crucial for an embodied ethics of distinction in our globalized, ecological age. those issues are addressed by way of a global staff of students, together with Luce Irigaray.

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