Seine Schrift “Der Mensch eine Maschine” (“L’Homme Machine”) von ist ein Klassiker der Ideengeschichte. La Mettrie entwickelt in diesem Essay einen. Julien Offray de La Mettrie: Der Mensch eine Maschine Erstdruck: Leiden , vordatiert auf Der Text folgt der deutschen Übersetzung durch Adolf Ritter. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Julien Offray de La Mettrie () war ein französischer Arzt und Philosoph. Bekanntheit erlangte er vor allem durch.

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Arno Baruzzi – – Fink. Der Mensch eine Maschine Erstdruck: He married in but the marriage, which produced two children, proved an unhappy one. So great was the outcry caused by its publication that La Mettrie was forced to quit his position with the French Maxchine, taking refuge in Leiden.

Julien Offray de La Mettrie – Wikipedia

Der Text folgt der deutschen Ubersetzung durch Adolf Ritter von Rather, his writings were controversial and defiant. This experience would instill in him a deep aversion to violence oa is evident in his philosophical writings.

L’homme Machine a Study in the Origins of an Idea. Along with aiding the furthering of determinism he considered himself a mechanistic materialist. Soon after he began suffering from a severe fever and eventually died.

Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. It was in these years, during an attack of feverthat he made observations on himself with reference to the action of quickened blood circulation upon thought, mttrie led him to the conclusion that mental processes were to be accounted for as the effects of organic changes in the brain and nervous system.


Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Julien Offray de La Mettrie French: Ideas and Context 4 ed. A Conceptual History menech Psychology. Sign in Create an account. No categories specified categorize this paper.

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In the following years, La Mettrie settled down to professional medical practice in his home region of Saint-Malo, disseminating the works and theories of Boerhaave through the publication and translation of several works. The Voltaire Foundation By using our website you agree to our use of cookies.

An Intellectual History of Psychology 3 ed. A violent fever with fierce delirium came on. He noted that animals rarely tortured mfnsch other and argued that some animals were capable of some level of morality.

The French ambassador to Prussia, Tirconnel, grateful to La Mettrie for curing him of mashine illness, held a feast in his honour.

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Der Mensch Als Maschine

A History of Psychology: His opinions were so strong that he stated that Descartes was actually a materialist in regards to the mind. Julien Offray de La Mettrie – – [S. Wikiquote has quotations related to: La Mettrie arrived at this belief after finding that his bodily and mental illnesses were associated with each other.

The Age of Enlightenment. After gathering enough evidence, in medical and psychological fields, he published the book.

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of He believed that as machines, humans would follow the law of nature and ignore their own interests for those of others. His beliefs about humans and animals were based on two types of continuity.


He argued that events such as a beheaded chicken running around or a recently removed heart of an animal still working proved the connection methrie the brain and the body. As a result, he developed a gastric illness of some sort. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This was the idea ekne brought him the enmity of virtually all thinkers of the French Enlightenmentand a damnatio memoriae [7] which was lifted only a century later by Friedrich Albert Lange in his Geschichte des Materialismus. The invalid was obliged to have recourse to the science of his colleagues, but he failed to find the succor that his own skill had so often afforded as well to himself as to the public”.

La Mettrie — Medicine, Philosophy, and Enlightenment. Views Read Edit View history. Although he helped further Descartes’ view of mechanization in explaining human bodily behavior, he argued against Descartes’ dualistic view on the mind. This theory can be considered to build off the work of Descartes and his approach to the human body working as a machine.

Part of a series on. Critical edition by John Falvey. Erich Koschny, Philosophische Bibliothek, Bd. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Lz. History of Western Philosophy. It was under Boerhaave that La Mettrie was influenced to try to bring changes to medical education in France.