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FS-10802-78

Calvin Schrag
Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN 47907-2040)

Philosophical Anthropology in Recent Continental Thought

To examine current developments in philosophical anthropology: 1) limitations of traditional metaphysical concepts in their application to the being and behavior of man, 2) the requirement for a pre-objective understanding of the human body, 3) the intercalation of biological functioning and socio-historical development, 4) the role of myth and symbol and the problem of interpretation, and 5) the contribution of philosophical anthropology to the unification of the human sciences.

Project fields:
Anthropology; Philosophy, Other

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$47,585 (approved)
$47,585 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1978 – 9/30/1978