Violent Faculties (Paperback)

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A philosophy professor tests the limits of the soul and body by performing dehumanizing experiments on unwilling subjects, after the department is closed due to budget cuts.Violent Faculties follows a philosophy professor influenced by Sade and Bataille. She is ejected by university administrators aiming to impose business strategies in the interest of profit over knowledge.She designs a series of experiments to demonstrate the value of philosophy as a discipline, not because of its potential for financial benefit, but because of its relevance to life and death. The corpses proliferate as her experiments yield theoretical results and ethical conundrums.She questions why it is wrong to kill humans, what is it about them that makes their lives sacred, and then attempts to find it in their bodies, their words, their thoughts, and their souls-seeking foundational truths with a knife in her home office.

About the Author

Charlene Elsby is a philosophy doctor and former professor working for the Canadian government. She is the author of Hexis and Affect.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781955904940
ISBN-10: 1955904944
Publisher: Clash Books
Publication Date: February 27th, 2024
Pages: 158
Language: English