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Title Herder : philosophy and anthropology / edited by Anik Waldow and Nigel DeSouza.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford Uniersity Press, 2017.
Edition First edition.

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Subject Herder, Johann Gottfried, 1744-1803 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Herder, Johann Gottfried, 1744-1803 -- Congresses.
Philosophers -- Germany -- Congresses.
Alt Name Waldow, Anik,
DeSouza, Nigel,
Description 1 online resource
Edition First edition.
Note "The immediate occasion for this volume was provided by a conference on "The Enlightenment and the Development of Philosophical Anthropology" held at the University of Sydney in November 2013 and organized by Anik Waldow, Dalia Nassar, and Stephen Gaukroger."--Page v.
Contents Part I. Towards a new philosophy: Philosophy as anthropology -- Philosophy as philosophical anthropology : An interview with Charles Taylor -- Anthropology and the critique of metaphysics in the early Herder / Marion Heinz -- The metaphysical and epistemological foundations of Herder's philosophical anthropology / Nigel DeSouza -- Herder: Physiology and philosophical anthropology / Stefanie Buchenau -- The role of aesthetics in Herder's anthropology / STephen Gaukroger -- Understanding as explanation: The significance of Herder's and Goethe's science of describing / Dalia Nassar -- Part II. The human animal: Nature, language, history, culture -- Herder between Reimarus and Tetens: The problem of an animal-human boundary / John H. Zammito -- Between history and nature: Herder's human being and the naturalization of reason / Anik Waldow -- Human nature and human science: Herder and the anthropological turn in hermeneutics / Kristin Gjesdal -- Herder's religious anthropology in his later writings / Johannes Schmidt -- Individualism and universalism in Herder's conception of the philosophy of history / Martin Bollacher -- Herder and human rights / Martin Bollacher -- Herder and human rights / Michael N. Forster -- Herder and the Jewish question / Frederick C. Beiser.
Summary Thirteen scholars offer new essays exploring the question at the heart of J.G. Herder's thought: How can philosophy enable an understanding of the human being not simply as an intellectual and moral agent, but also as a creature of nature who is fundamentally marked by an affective openness and responsiveness to the world and other persons?
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 19, 2017).
ISBN 9780191085208 (electronic bk.)
0191085200 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 976434217
Additional Format Print version: Herder. First edition. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2017 9780198779650 (DLC) 2016960739 (OCoLC)949911388.

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