Philosophische Anthropologie

  • Carl-Göran HeidegrenEmail author
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Part of the Springer Reference Geisteswissenschaften book series (SPREFGEIST)


The text discusses recognition in classical German philosophical anthropology, the idea of recognition as a vital human need, and the human drive to engage in struggles for recognition. Furthermore, it presents a suggestion from evolutionary anthropology concerning the developmental process through which recognition, as well as struggles for recognition, evolved into a fundamental human characteristic.


Philosophical anthropology Vital human need Struggles for recognition Interdependence Mutual deservingness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lunds UniversitetLundSchweden

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