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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Critical edition by John Falvey. A Study in the Origins of an Idea.

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A violent fever with fierce delirium came on. La Mettrie’s hedonistic and materialistic principles caused outrage even in the relatively tolerant Netherlands. Arno Baruzzi – – Fink.

La Mettrie’s celebration of sensual pleasure was said to have resulted in his early death. A History of Psychology: Introduction by John Falvey, p.

Theo van Doesburg, Knieender Akt, After gathering enough evidence, in medical and psychological fields, he published the book. La Mettrie arrived at this belief after finding that his bodily and mental illnesses were associated with each other.


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Julien Offray de La Mettrie

The Voltaire Foundation Views Read Edit View history. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? His main emphasis however was on strong continuity, the idea that the psychology and behavior between humans and animals was not all that different. For five years, La Mettrie studied at faculty of medicine in Paris, and enjoyed the mentorship of Hunauld.

Although he helped further Descartes’ view of mechanization eie explaining human bodily behavior, he argued against Descartes’ dualistic view on the mind. 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.

A Conceptual History of Psychology. Julien Offray de La Mettrie – – [S.

Description Julien Offray de La Mettrie: Man a Machine ; and, Man a Plant. The Age of Enlightenment. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. He used apes as an example, stating that if they were trained they would be “perfect [men]”.


Soon after he began suffering from a severe fever and eventually died. The first being weak continuity, suggesting that humans and animals are made of the same things but are organized differently. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Der Mensch Eine Maschine. La Mettrie was born at Saint-Malo in Brittany on November 23,and was the son of mettrir prosperous textile merchant.

Der Mensch Als Maschine

As a result, he developed a gastric illness of some sort. While theories did build off La Mettrie’s, his works were not necessarily scientific. He compared the differences between man and animal to those of high quality pendulum clocks and watches stating: