Recognition in Feuerbach

  • Jean-Philippe DerantyEmail author
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Ludwig Feuerbach is famous for his critical hermeneutics of religion. At the heart of it lie arguments of philosophical anthropology that directly anticipate contemporary developments in the theory of recognition. He counts amongst the great philosophers who, immediately following Kant, emphasised the constitutive importance for human beings of interpersonal and social relations. Indeed, his theory of intersubjectivity contains features that are highly original, notably the link between individual and community, and between recognition and recollection.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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