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Debating Humanity: Towards a Philosophical Sociology

  title={Debating Humanity: Towards a Philosophical Sociology},
  author={Daniel Chernilo},
Debating Humanity explores sociological and philosophical efforts to delineate key features of humanity that identify us as members of the human species. After challenging the normative contradictions of contemporary posthumanism, this book goes back to the foundational debate on humanism between Jean-Paul Sartre and Martin Heidegger in the 1940s and then re-assesses the implicit and explicit anthropological arguments put forward by seven leading postwar theorists: selftranscendence (Hannah… Expand