Christian Spahn

Christian Spahn
Keimyung University · Department of Philosophy

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Immanuel Kant, the most important German philosopher of the era of Enlightenment, participated actively in the discussions within and about the natural sciences of his time. He became a defender of a Newtonian conception of science against Aristotelean Scholasticism that relied upon final causes and essentialist explanation for phenomena in nature....
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In immer mehr Bereichen der modernen Humanwissenschaften wird die Evolutionstheorie als maßgebliches Erklärungsmodell angewendet. Die Attraktivität dieses Modells für andere Wissenschaften besteht in der Verbindung der historischen Entwicklungsdimension mit einer naturwissenschaftlich-nüchternen Betrachtungsweise, in der Phänomene funktional als au...
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When looking at modern epistemology, one might come to the conclusion that the prospects for a solid realism are not so good. Two main sources for this common assessment can be identified: (1) First of all, Logical Positivism has initiated a new phase in the recent history of philosophy that was first and foremost characterized by a commitment to s...
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The article gives an overview of the impact of Darwinism in the debate about "Nature: Nurture". It names the main tenets and arguments for and against using evolutionary knowledge in the studies of humans and gives 20 most important references. Subchapters: 1. Nature and Nurture: Darwinism and the Nature of Nature, 2. Nature vs. Nurture: the Case...
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Die Arbeit „Lebendiger Begriff – Begriffenes Leben. Zur Grundlegung der Philosophie des Organischen bei G.W.F. Hegel“ untersucht die Struktur und Erträge der Hegelschen Philosophie des Organischen. Sie gliedert sich in zwei Teile, einem ersten zum Status der Naturphilosophie in der Gegenwart und einem zweiten Teil, der der Untersuchung der Hegelsch...

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