Family Genealogy’s Contributions to the Philosophical Problem of Birth

@inproceedings{Hatton2018FamilyGC,
  title={Family Genealogy’s Contributions to the Philosophical Problem of Birth},
  author={Stephen B. Hatton},
  year={2018}
}
The central philosophical problem of birth concerns the fact that it is an event necessary for all events. As such, it is the nihilated a priori of itself—in short, it is lost in an abyss of consciousness. The article engages with the thoughts of Sartre, Ricoeur, Henry, Romano, Marion, and Husserl to explain some facets of abyssal birth. It argues that family genealogy may contribute to the philosophical dialogue about birth. Family genealogy is usually practiced with a methodology oriented to… Expand
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