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 √úbersetzung durch Adolf Ritter. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Julien Offray de La Mettrie () war ein franz√∂sischer Arzt und Philosoph. Bekanntheit erlangte er vor allem durch.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. After gathering enough evidence, in medical and psychological fields, he published the book. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The invalid was obliged to have mnesch 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”.

Der Mensch Als Maschine

So strong was the feeling against him mettrie in he was compelled to leave for Berlinwhere, thanks in part to the offices of Maupertuisthe Prussian king Frederick the Great not only allowed him to practice as a physician, but appointed him court reader. He worked off La Mettrie’s materialistic views but modified them to not be as extreme.

Along with aiding the furthering of determinism he considered himself a mechanistic materialist. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find eins new favourite book.

L’homme Machine a Study in the Origins of an Idea. La Mettrie’s celebration of sensual pleasure was said to have resulted in his early death.


There he developed his doctrines still more boldly and completely in L’Homme machinea hastily written treatise based upon consistently materialistic and quasi-atheistic principles.

Although he helped further Descartes’ view of mechanization in explaining human bodily behavior, he argued against Descartes’ dualistic view on the mind. The first being weak continuity, suggesting that humans and animals are made of the same things but are organized differently. His influence is seen in the reductionist approach of behavioral psychologists.

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L’homme plus que machine Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. A History of Psychology: There La Mettrie wrote the Discours sur le bonheurwhich appalled leading Enlightenment thinkers such as VoltaireDiderot and D’Holbach due to its explicitly hedonistic sensualist principles which prioritised the unbridled pursuit of pleasure above all other things.

History Of Western Philosophy. There he also expressed his belief that humans worked like a machine.

La Mettrie was born at Saint-Malo in Brittany on November 23,and was the son of a prosperous textile merchant. He noted that animals rarely tortured each other and argued that some animals were capable of some level of morality. History of Western Philosophy.

menzch 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, which 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. Arno Baruzzi – – Fink. Soon after he began suffering from a severe fever and eventually died.

Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth.


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Frederick the Great gave the funeral oration, which remains ka major biographical source on La Mettrie’s life. Description Julien Offray de La Mettrie: His stay in Holland proved to be short but influential. Julien Offray de La Mettrie.

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This page was last edited on 14 Novemberat He believed that as machines, humans would follow the law of nature and ignore their own interests for those of others. So great was the outcry caused by its publication that La Mettrie was forced to quit his position with the French Guards, taking refuge in Leiden.

He married in but the marriage, which produced two children, proved an unhappy one. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgefuhrt. Inhowever, he departed for Leiden to study under the famous Herman Boerhaave. La Mettrie believed that man worked like a machine due to mental thoughts depending on bodily actions. He then argued that the organization of matter at a high and complex level resulted in human thought.

The Voltaire Foundation Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of This was the idea which 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. Discours sur le bonheur.