The Concept of the Person in Eric Voegelin's Early Philosophy (1922-1934)
20 Pages Posted: 13 Sep 2011
Date Written: September 1, 2011
The concept of the person in Eric Voegelin's early philosophy was developed in a reception, among others, of the works of Othmar Spann, H. Bergson, Sir Thomas Elyot, Stefan George, Max Scheler, and St. Augustine. It involved critically distancing himself from the Neo-Kantianism of German Staatslehre (Kelsen, Weber).
Keywords: Eric Voegelin, Person, Meditation, Virtue
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