The Role of Idleness in Bildung. A Schelerian View

Michele Averchi

Abstract


Contemporary society has mostly a negative view of idleness. Scheler provides insights for an alternative view, in which idleness plays a central role in our being and becoming human (Bildung). Scheler’s view is philosophically original, and not just a return to the traditional Aristotelian discourse on contemplation.


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Idleness; Education; Work

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13136/thau.v3i0.61

DOI (PDF): http://dx.doi.org/10.13136/thau.v3i0.61.g63

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