Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2010) XII/2

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Monographica: Philosophical Anthropology: Historical Perspectives

Riccardo Martinelli
Guest Editor’s Preface

Riccardo Martinelli
Nature or history? Philosophical Anthropology in the History of Concepts

Marco Russo
Il posto del mondo nell’uomo. La mondana sapientia di Kant

Faustino Fabbianelli
‘Antropologia’, ‘antropologismo’ e ‘trascendentale’ nel pensiero di K.L. Reinhold e J.G. Fichte

Guido Cucinato
Schelling come precursore dell’antropologia filosofica del Novecento

Nina Dmitrieva
Mensch und Geschichte: Zur ‘anthropologischen Wende’ im russischen Neukantianismus

Chiara Piazzesi
L’homme: animale qui vénère, animal méfiant. Histoire naturelle de la morale et des passions chez Nietzsche

Vincenzo Costa
La questione dell’antropologia nell’analisi fenomenologica

Vallori Rasini
Perché un’antropologia filosofica: le motivazioni di Helmuth Plessner

Alberto Gualandi
La logica antropobiologica della storia. Una rilettura critica di ‘Urmensch und Spätkultur’

Simposio: Maurizio Ferraris, Documentalità

Ivan Mosca
Documentalità: presentazione

Guido Seddone
Realismo, conoscenza, ontologia sociale

Raffaela Giovagnoli
Intenzionalità vs. testualismo debole

Giuliano Torrengo
Perché l’intenzionalità collettiva non dà conto del mercato azionario e i documenti sì

Simposio: Virginio Pedroni, Ragion pratica e sensibilità morale

Adriano Fabris
Oltre l’opposizione fra ragione e sensibilità

Paolo Farina
Costruire ponti

Virginio Pedroni
Risposte ai miei critici


Walter Block
Climate science research is rigged: but what about economics?

Edoardo Greblo
Diritti minimi

Daniel Harris
Nietzsche, Pragmatism, and Progress

David Howden
Ethics and Monetary Theory: Is There a Common Middle Ground?

Pierpaolo Marrone
Contrattualismo morale e intellettualismo etico in T. Scanlon

Laura Quintana
Identidad sin sujeto: Arendt y el mutuo reconocimiento



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Edoardo Greblo (Trieste)

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