Jenseits des Dualismus zwischen tierischer Natur und geistiger Natur: Kants Mensch „in zwiefacher Qualität“ und Schillers „ganzer Mensch“

  • 1 Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Seminar für Philosophie, Emil-Abderhalden-Str. 26/27, D-06108, Halle (Saale), Deutschland
Dr. Antonino Falduto
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  • Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Seminar für Philosophie, Emil-Abderhalden-Str. 26/27, D-06108, Halle (Saale), Deutschland
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Abstract

In my contribution, I discuss the important role of moral anthropological questions in the development of Schiller’s theoretical thought. I underline the fact that Schiller’s philosophical questions in Jena are much closer to those he confronted in Stuttgart – much closer than is considered to be the case in contemporary Schiller scholarship. I show how this continuity becomes evident when we take into consideration the moral anthropological topics that continued to interest Schiller throughout his life. To ground my argument, I show that the concept of the“whole human being” (i. e. the concept of a human considered in its entirety, as both sensible and rational) constitutes the continuous characteristic of Schiller’s philosophical considerations.

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