Beyond Separateness: The Social Nature Of Human Beings--their Autonomy, Knowledge, And Power, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Beyond Separateness

The Social Nature Of Human Beings--their Autonomy, Knowledge, And Power, 1st Edition

By Richard Schmitt

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Two very different views of persons permeate our thinking. On the one hand, we are impressed by the many social influences that affect us all. On the other hand, we also demand autonomy and individual rights. We have, at present, no suitable vocabulary for giving their due both to our social nature and to the ways in which we are distinct from one

Table of Contents

1 Autonomy, 2 Separateness, 3 The Critique of Separateness, 4 Being-in-Relation, 5 Examples of Being-in-Relation, 6 Love and Anger, 7 Knowledge: Separate or in-Relation?, 8 Power and Empowerment

About the Author

Richard Schmitt is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Brown University. He now teaches at Assumption, Becker and Worcester State Colleges as an adjunct. Born in Germany, of Jewish parentage, he arrived in the United States in 1946. Best known for his introductory texts to Heidegger and to Marx and Engels, he has written widely about existentialism and political philosophy.

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PHILOSOPHY / General