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The Mind—Body Problem in German Literature 1770–1830: Wezel, Moritz, and Jean Paul

Catherine J. Minter

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255993
eISBN:
9780191698293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255993.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This study explores the role of philosophical anthropology — the question of the relationship between mind and body — in the novels and non-fictional writings of Johann Karl Wezel, Karl Philipp ... More


Human Nature and Human Interests

Chandran Kukathas

in The Liberal Archipelago: A Theory of Diversity and Freedom

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257546
eISBN:
9780191599705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019925754X.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that while diversity may be a permanent feature of human societies, there is a core of human nature which can account for the patterns of human diversity. It defends a ... More


Jean Paul (1763–1825)

Catherine J. Minter

in The Mind—Body Problem in German Literature 1770–1830: Wezel, Moritz, and Jean Paul

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255993
eISBN:
9780191698293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255993.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses how Jean Paul's ideas on philosophical anthropology inform his fictional writings. The discussion also offers the mind-body theme as a standard by which the often disputed ... More


Introduction

Catherine J. Minter

in The Mind—Body Problem in German Literature 1770–1830: Wezel, Moritz, and Jean Paul

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199255993
eISBN:
9780191698293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199255993.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses the concept of philosophical anthropology during the late 18th century in Germany. A number of German anthropologists during this time are introduced in this chapter, and a few ... More


Anton Wilhelm Amo

Justin E. H. Smith

in Nature, Human Nature, and Human Difference: Race in Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153643
eISBN:
9781400866311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153643.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the life and work of Anton Wilhelm Amo, who was active in Germany in the period between Leibniz and Kant. It shows how Amo's identity as an African in Europe helped to shape ... More


Philosophical Anthropology and Social Criticism

Raymond Guess

in Reification: A New Look At An Old Idea

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195320466
eISBN:
9780199851591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320466.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

As “intellectualism” refers to the way humans are able to form and systematically evaluate beliefs, John Dewey asserted that Western philosophy can be associated with a certain “intellectualist” ... More


The Public’s Philosophical Anthropologies: Autonomous and Social Traits

John H. Evans

in What Is a Human?: What the Answers Mean for Human Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190608071
eISBN:
9780190608101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190608071.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory, Comparative and Historical Sociology

Almost everyone uses traits in their anthropologies. There are two families of traits used by the public, which are labeled “autonomous” and “social.” Autonomous traits, such as consciousness and the ... More


As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology

Michael Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178280
eISBN:
9780231541985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178280.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead ... More


Introduction

Andreas Höfele

in Stage, Stake, and Scaffold: Humans and Animals in Shakespeare's Theatre

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199567645
eISBN:
9780191731075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567645.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The introduction specifies the proximity of theatre and bear-baiting in the cultural topography of Shakespeare’s London. The two entertainments were not just physically close but joined in active ... More


The Theory of Intersubjectivity as a Theory of the Human Being: George Herbert Mead and the German Tradition of Philosophical Anthropology

Karl-Siegbert Rehberg

in The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226376943
eISBN:
9780226377131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226377131.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

Karl-Siegbert Rehberg examines Mead’s philosophy in light of the tradition of German philosophical anthropology, including Arnold Gehlen, Helmuth Plessner, and Max Scheler. Gehlen, in particular, who ... More


The Philosophical Origin of Modern Geography

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines two philosophical origins of modern geography: Herder's philosophical anthropology and the post-Kantian Naturphilosophie. In Herder's view, geographic science appears as an ... More


Introduction: After the Controversy

Étienne Balibar

in Citizen Subject: Foundations for Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823273607
eISBN:
9780823273652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823273607.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter traces the evolution of the various hypotheses concerning the upheavals that modernity has produced in the field of philosophical anthropology, as collected in this volume. ... More


Humanism

William J. Richardson

in Heidegger: Through Phenomenology to Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823222551
eISBN:
9780823235247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823222551.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The word “humanism” is a specifically Roman phenomenon, since the word humanus was used to distinguish the homo romanus from the homo barbarus by reason of the ... More


Judaic Sources and Western Thought: Jerusalem's Enduring Presence

Jonathan Jacobs (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199583157
eISBN:
9780191728952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583157.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This book explores the significance and enduring relevance of Judaic roots and sources of important European and Western moral and political ideas and ideals. The book focuses on the distinct ... More


Herder: Physiology and Philosophical Anthropology

Stefanie Buchenau

in Herder: Philosophy and Anthropology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779650
eISBN:
9780191824708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779650.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper focuses on Herder’s contribution to the development of philosophical anthropology by seeing Herder’s philosophy as a response to recent discoveries in medicine and physiology. The major ... More


History and Philosophy in Ernst Cassirer's System of Symbolic Forms

Fabien Capeillères

in The Symbolic Construction of Reality: The Legacy of Ernst Cassirer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226036861
eISBN:
9780226036892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036892.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter, which examines the treatment of philosophy and history in Ernst Cassirer's theory of symbolic forms, analyzes the nature of history as a symbolic form, how history became a rigorous ... More


Tragedy, Possibility, and Philosophical Anthropology

Cheryl Mattingly

in Moral Laboratories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 9, the final chapter, revisits the theoretical discussions surrounding emerging discussions around virtue ethics in anthropology. It explores the interplay of suffering and struggles for a ... More


Philosophy as Philosophical Anthropology

Charles Taylor

in Herder: Philosophy and Anthropology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779650
eISBN:
9780191824708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779650.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This interview explores Charles Taylor’s understanding of philosophical anthropology and its relationship to Herder. Taylor argues that human culture can be properly understood only in a genetic ... More


Identity and Difference

Michael Jackson

in As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178280
eISBN:
9780231541985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178280.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter two considers the seemingly incompatible perspectives of philosophy and ethnography. While philosophy has traditionally presumed to make universal claims about the human condition, modern ... More


Analogy and Polarity

Michael Jackson

in As Wide as the World Is Wise: Reinventing Philosophical Anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178280
eISBN:
9780231541985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178280.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter one addresses the ubiquity and scope of analogical reasoning, calling into question the ways in which we conventionally distinguish between modern and premodern thought and, by extension, ... More


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