Sweet Nothing

By Carmela Circelli

Sweet Nothing
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Sweet Nothing is an eco-feminist, spiritual and philosophical lament against the increasing speed and fragmentation of modern life. It draws parallels between some of the central ideas of existential phenomenology, psychoanalysis and neo-pagan spirituality, in order to make ... Read more


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Sweet Nothing is an eco-feminist, spiritual and philosophical lament against the increasing speed and fragmentation of modern life. It draws parallels between some of the central ideas of existential phenomenology, psychoanalysis and neo-pagan spirituality, in order to make a case for the slowing down of Being. A philosophical memoir, powerfully woven together by a personal narrative of the Italian immigrant experience.

Carmela Circelli

Carmela Circelli was born in southern Italy and grew up in Montreal. She moved to Toronto in 1976 to study philosophy. She has been teaching on contract, in the philosophy and the Humanities department of York University, since 1990. She also has a private practice as a psychotherapist in Toronto. Sweet Nothing is her first publication.

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