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Author Landmann, Michael, 1913-

Title Philosophical anthropology. / Translated by David J. Parent
Published Philadelphia : Westminster Press, [1974]


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Description 256 pages ; 21 cm
Contents The meaning of philosophical anthropology -- Scientific, ethnological, and philsophical anthropology -- The influence of human self-interpretation on human self-formation -- Prephilosophical anthropology -- Anthropomorphism and its conquest -- Ethnocentricity and its conquest: the discovery of humanity -- The example of the greeks -- Ethnocentricity since the eighteenth century -- Selected data toward a history of anthropology -- The fifth century b.c. -- The modern age -- The present -- Anthropology and existentialism -- Anthropology and marxism -- Anthropological content of the old and new testaments -- The biblical creation account as an anthropological document -- Man the sinner -- The anthropology of the apostle Paul -- Five main theses of religious anthropology and their rebuttal -- Theocentricity -- Anthropocentricity -- The doctrine of original sin -- The doctrine of grace -- Faith in immortality -- The glorication of reason -- The greeks as discoverers of autonomous reason -- World reason and human reason -- Reason-natured dualism -- The dethronement of reason -- The revaluation of nonrational cognitive and psychological powers -- The dependence of reason no more elemental strata of being -- Materialism -- Biologism -- Reason as the enemy of life -- The accomplishments of reason -- Contemplation of essences and classification -- Creative reason -- Man's place in the animal kingdom -- Transition and preview -- The bridging of the contrast between man and animal in antiquity and in modern times -- The pantheistic conception in the goethe period -- The theory of evolution and its opponents -- Evolutionism and naturalism -- Darwinism and its victorious campaign -- Two types of anti-darwinism -- Modifications of the theory of evolution -- The human structure -- Unspecialization -- The rhythm of growth -- Openess to the world -- Mana the creator of culture -- Incompletion and self-perfection -- Historical views -- The solidified self-perfection of culture -- Man as a creatue of culture -- The cultural being -- The social being -- The historical being -- The traditional being
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [241]-246
Notes Translated from the German : Philosophische Anthropologie, published by Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 1969
Subject Philosophical anthropology.
LC no. 73020484
ISBN 0664209955
Other Titles Philosophische Anthropologie. English