Naturalism and Philosophical Anthropology

Nature, Life, and the Human between Transcendental and Empirical Perspectives

  • Phillip Honenberger

About this book

Introduction

What is a human being? Philosophical anthropology has approached this question with unusual sophistication, experimentalism, and subtlety. This volume explores the philosophical anthropologies of Scheler, Gehlen, Plessner, and Blumenberg in terms of their relevance to contemporary theories of nature, naturalism, organic life, and human affairs.

Keywords

anthropology biology concept ethics Martin Heidegger Max Scheler

Editors and affiliations

  • Phillip Honenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Consortium for History of Science, Technology and MedicineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137500885
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Religion and Philosophy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-56741-6
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-50088-5
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