This interdisciplinary selection of essays demonstrates how the moral and political difficulties we're faced with this present day have come to concentration mostly on existence. The individuals to this quantity outline and determine the categorical which means of lifestyles itself. it's only via doing in order that we will be able to comprehend why lifestyles has turn into an all-encompassing challenge, why all questions, specially moral and political, became important questions. we now have reached a second in historical past the place each contrast and competition isn't any longer relating to lifestyles, yet inside it, and the place lifestyles is immediately a theoretical and useful problem.
This e-book throws mild in this nexus of difficulties on the center of latest debates in bioethics and biopolitics. It is helping us comprehend why and the way existence is known, valued, cared for and framed this day. Taking a surely transdisciplinary process, those essays reveal how lifestyles is a multifaceted challenge and the way varied the origins, foundations and in addition outcomes of bioethics and biopolitics for that reason are.