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1977

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Critique Of Feuerbach's Philosophical & Theological Concepts Of God & Man, David Draper May 1977

Critique Of Feuerbach's Philosophical & Theological Concepts Of God & Man, David Draper

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In the critique of Ludwig Feuerbach's identification of the nature of man and of the nature of God, it is seen that his ideas stem from some aspects of Hegelian philosophy. Feuerbach's thought revolves around his conception of man. He believed, after much study, that he perceived in Hegelian philosophy a portrait of man that was veiled by Hegel's mystical concept of Absolute Mind. If, Feuerbach thought, one could strip away the idealistic tendencies of Hegelianism, then one would be left with a true picture of man. He reversed Hegelian thought and re - postulated man in his ...