In Search of a Philosophical Anthropology: A Compilation of Essays
What makes the person truly human? This is the question that is systematically investigated by Vergote in this fine collection of papers. The integrating themes of the various studies reported here are the exploration of human experience, and the achievement of humanity by the individual. The main question is approached from a variety of angles and focuses on the central issues of human existence.
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The Internal Limit of Philosophy
The Body as Understood in Contemporary Thought
The Symbolic Body and Symbolic Symptom
Nature and Culture in Family and Sexuality
The Other as the Foundation of the Ego and Intersubjectivity
Pleasure Desire Happiness
Pleasure Principle and The Principle of Pleasure
Psychoanalysis and Ontology
The Vertical and Horizontal Dimensions in Symbolic Language
Myth and Dream
The Articulation of Time
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