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What is the Human Being?

Author: Patrick R Frierson
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Kant's questions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophers, anthropologists and biologists have long puzzled over the question of human nature. It is also a question that Kant thought about deeply and returned to in many of his writings. In this lucid and wide-ranging introduction to Kant's philosophy of human nature - which is essential for understanding his thought as a whole - Patrick R. Frierson assesses Kant's theories and examines his critics. He begins  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Frierson, Patrick R.
What is the Human Being?
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Named Person: Immanuel Kant; Immanuel Kant
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick R Frierson
ISBN: 9781135090814 1135090815
OCLC Number: 828298670
Description: 1 online resource (327 pages).
Contents: Cover; What is the Human Being?; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I Kant on the Human Being; 1 Kant's Transcendental Anthropology; 2 Kant's Empirical Anthropology; 3 Kant on Human Evil and Human History; 4 Kant on Human Diversity; 5 Kant's Pragmatic Anthropology; PART II Interlude: From Kant to the Twentieth Century; 6 Hegel, Marx, Darwin, Nietzsche, and Freud; PART III What is the Human Being Today?; 7 Scientific Naturalism; 8 Historicism and Human Diversity; 9 Existentialism; 10 Normativity; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Kant's questions.

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Philosophers, anthropologists and biologists have long puzzled over the question of human nature. It is also a question that Kant thought about deeply and returned to in many of his writings. In this lucid and wide-ranging introduction to Kant's philosophy of human nature - which is essential for understanding his thought as a whole - Patrick R. Frierson assesses Kant's theories and examines his critics. He begins by explaining how Kant articulates three ways of addressing the question 'what is the human being?': the transcendental, the empirical, and the pragmatic. He then considers.

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