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Revista de la Asociación Española de Neuropsiquiatría

On-line version ISSN 2340-2733Print version ISSN 0211-5735


RIVAS GUERRERO, Fabio. About the aesthetic feeling of life and its utility. Rev. Asoc. Esp. Neuropsiq. [online]. 2003, n.88, pp.9-16. ISSN 2340-2733.

The author expounds a reflection of the darwinism and psychoanalysis about the sense of the aesthetic feeling, as well as about some of its characteristics. He concludes that the aesthetic feeling is aessential tonic of the will to live with the inherent uneasiness about the fact that we know about our mortality likethe human beings that we are.

Keywords : aesthetics; selfconsciousness; death; castration; fight for survival; rhetoric.

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