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International Studies in Phenomenology and Philosophy

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Generativität, Generationen und generative, intergenerationelle Solidarität

Unzeitgemäße Überlegungen zum Leben nacheinander, auseinander und für einander in unabsehbarer Geschichtlichkeit

Burkhard Liebsch

pp. 123-160

This essay starts from recent, polemical debates about relations between different generations and proceeds to a notion of human generativity that requires generative and intergenerational solidarity in a human world. In this perspective the author poses the question if a historical life for one another can emerge out of a mere sequence of lives which engenders ‘others’.

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