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Philosophical Anthropology Of Practical Intersubjectivity. Social Action And Human Nature (3), And Writings On Intersubjectivity

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Honneth's early reappraisal of philosophical anthropology, beyond the immediate context of a &t;reactualisation&t; of historical materialism, substantially informed his broader interest in the defence and illustration of intersubjectivity as the paradigm of contemporary social philosophy, and more broadly of philosophy in general. The emphasis on the radical plasticity of human nature that is one of the main results of philosophical anthropology speaks precisely in favour of the open-endedness of historical praxis. Honneth and Joas argue that it is fanciful to pretend to treat seriously questions of social evolution, social integration and socialisation whilst ignoring the sophisticated results arrived at by philosophical anthropology. Mead offers the precious intersubjectivistic twist to Gehlen's ground-breaking insight into the organic preconditions of social action. More specifically, he represents a perfect reference point because his is a similar naturalistic, genetic theory of praxis, but devised from pragmatist and intersubjectivistic points of view.

Keywords: Arnold Gehlen; Honneth; intersubjectivity; philosophical anthropology

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