political economy of slavery and the urban realisations of colonial settlement. Soares consequently in his chapter in this volume attempts to link the philosophy of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, the anthropology of Eduardo Viveiros de Castro and the concentrated geographies of violence to make sense of the public health pandemic that he tried to address in his time in public office in the ‘extreme city’ of Rio de Janeiro.
In 1807 Hegel wrote his canonical text The phenomenology of spirit , in which he invoked a dialectic of modernity structured by the tensions between
Alex Gekker, Sam Hind, Sybille Lammes, Chris Perkins and Clancy Wilmott
. Phenomenological approaches to temporality regard
time as emerging in our individual capacities for making sense of the world.
The father of phenomenology, Edward Husserl, focused on exploring what he
termed ‘internal time consciousness’ – suggesting that the temporal was a central and indivisible aspect of being human (Hoy, 2012). This idea of ‘being’ was
developed in Heideggerian thought through hermeneutics. Heidegger makes an
important distinction between different modes of temporality, which he characterises as ‘ontic’ and ‘ontological’. Ontic knowledge relates to the
Reinventing depression among Rio de Janeiro urban dwellers
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