HANS.DESPAIN at m.cc.utah.edu
Sun Feb 18 00:00:12 MST 1996
Ralph, i have not seen Wartosky's *Feuerbach*, but i am also interested.
Much of what is written of Feuerbach is through the lenses of Marxism and
Hegelianism, hence Feuerbach is either seen as a stepping stone for
understanding Marx, or as a minor (mutated) neo-Hegelian (respectively).
Wartosky's work is supposed to be quite praising of Feuerbach on his own
What is the date of the Philosophical Forum issue, i would like to order
this myself. i read this issue a few years back, and remember it as very
What do you think of the idea that Feuerbach has some sort of relational
Usually Feuerbach is critiqued for an ahistorical and asocial conception
of human beings or human nature. It seems to be that the asocial aspect
may be misplaced, and that his conception of humanism depends on the social
character of human beings, much like that of Marx(ism).
That is Feuerbach's humanism, new religion and new philosophy pivots on his
notion of Love. A Love that is mediated by Reason of and between human
beings, and not by Faith--which is a unconscious (asocial) self-love.
University of Utah
despain at econ.sbs.utah.edu
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