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Theme and Variations

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A furious woman with a dead baby haunts thinkers through the ages, from the Buddha and Jesus to Descartes, Hume and Jung. Her questions to them all are similar: Why am I suffering? Do I deserve this? Why is it allowed? Why do women particularly have to suffer like this? Can the baby be brought back to life? The answers, however, vary greatly. A practising philosopher who is also an amateur musician, Robert M. Ellis here turns to fiction to explore death, suffering and gender relations. The 'theme' from a Buddhist story is developed in a variety of styles and formats, as in a musical theme and variations. "Theme and Variations shows off not only Robert Ellis's imagination and humour, but his impressively broad knowledge of western philosophy." Dr Dhivan Thomas Jones, novelist and philosopher
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ISBN
9781471638923
Edition
EPUB edition
Published
March 14, 2013
Language
English
Pages
131
File Format
ePub
File Size
266.3 KB

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Printable? Yes
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