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Philosophical AnthropologyPhilosophical Anthropology
Paul Ricoeur
How do human beings become human? This question lies behind the so-called human sciences. But these disciplines are scattered among many different departments and hold up a cracked mirror to humankind. This is why, in the view of Paul Ricoeur, we need to develop a philosophical anthropology, one that has a much older history but still offers many u ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2016-02-16 | ISBN-13: 9780745688541

Human BeingHuman Being
Thomas Langan
What is “human being”? In this book, Thomas Langan draws on a lifetime of study to offer a new understanding of this central question of our existence, turning to phenomenology and philosophical anthropology to help us better understand who we are as individuals and communities and what makes us act the way we do.While recognizing the human bei ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2009-04-30 | ISBN-13: 9780826218438

Philosophical Anthropology An IntroductionPhilosophical Anthropology An Introduction
by José Angel Lombo, Francesco Russo
This text, written by professors of philosophy at the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross and the University of Trieste, examines the nature of the human person, the human condition, and what it means to be truly human. Drawing from classical as well as modern philosophy and science, they present a comprehensive and fascinating reflection on hu ...
Number of pages: 280 | Publication Date: 2014 | ISBN-13: 9781936045761

The Nature of the Human SoulThe Nature of the Human Soul
Sr. Mary Angelica Neenan O.P.
An introduction to the nature of the human soul is necessary for any study of Moral Theology. This book, The Nature of the Human Soul: Philosophical Anthropology & Moral Theology, analyzes the nature of the faculties of the soul, with special emphasis on the intellect, will, and emotions as the primary faculties for human action. Using Aristotle an ...
Number of pages: 126 | Publication Date: 2017-07-21 | ISBN-13: 9781944418335

Citizen SubjectCitizen Subject
Étienne Balibar
What can the universals of political philosophy offer to those who experience "the living paradox of an inegalitarian construction of egalitarian citizenship"? Citizen Subject is the summation of Étienne Balibar’s career-long project to think the necessary and necessarily antagonistic relation between the categories of citizen and subject. In th ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2016-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780823273614

As Wide as the World Is WiseAs Wide as the World Is Wise
Professor Michael D. Jackson
Philosophy and anthropology have long debated questions of difference: rationality versus irrationality, abstraction versus concreteness, modern versus premodern. What if these disciplines instead focused on the commonalities of human experience? Would this effort bring philosophers and anthropologists closer together? Would it lead to greater insi ...
Number of pages: 272 | Publication Date: 2016-09-06 | ISBN-13: 9780231178280

A Philosophical Anthropology of the CrossA Philosophical Anthropology of the Cross
Brian Gregor
What does the cross, both as a historical event and a symbol of religious discourse, tell us about human beings? In this provocative book, Brian Gregor draws together a hermeneutics of the self―through Heidegger, Gadamer, Ricoeur, and Taylor―and a theology of the cross―through Luther, Kierkegaard, Bonhoeffer, and Jüngel―to envision a pheno ...
Number of pages: 278 | Publication Date: 2013-03-18 | ISBN-13: 9780253006721

Plessner's Philosophical AnthropologyPlessner's Philosophical Anthropology
Helmuth Plessner (1892-1985) was one of the founders of philosophical anthropology, and his book The Stages of the Organic and Man, first published in 1928, has inspired generations of philosophers, biologists, social scientists, and humanities scholars. This volume offers the first substantial introduction to Plessner’s philosophical anthropolog ...
Number of pages: 498 | Publication Date: 2014-10-17 | ISBN-13: 9789089646347

Levels of Organic Life and the HumanLevels of Organic Life and the Human
Helmuth Plessner
Initially obscured by the ascent of Heidegger and by the author’s persecution by the Nazis, Plessner’s vision has once again become appreciated by scholars concerned with animality, human dignity, materialism, and the philosophy of cognition, technology, and nature. This key work by a titan of modern thought helps us approach philosophy and soc ...
Number of pages: 448 | Publication Date: 2019-07-02 | ISBN-13: 9780823283989

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