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La Mettrie

medicine, philosophy, and enlightenment

by Kathleen Anne Wellman

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, 1709-1751.,
    • Physicians -- France -- Biography.,
    • Philosophers -- France -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 325-336) and index.

      StatementKathleen Wellman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsR507.L193 W46 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 342 p. ;
      Number of Pages342
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1544867M
      ISBN 100822312042
      LC Control Number91023992

      The following is part of a book review of Histoire Naturelle de l’Ame by Julien Offray de La Mettrie.. In his Letter to Herodotus, Epicurus establishes the criteria of criteria are the faculties that nature gave us as a contact with reality: the anticipations (which form as we encounter and memorize sense objects), the five senses, and the pleasure-pain faculty.   Man a Machine (French: L'homme Machine) is a work of materialist philosophy by the 18th-century French physician and philosopher Julien Offray de La Mettrie, first published in In this work, La Mettrie extends Descartes' argument that animals were mere automatons or machines to human beings, denying the existence of the soul as a.

      L'Homme Machine. by Julien Offray de La Mettrie. Huismania (Book 60) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: GH.   -Contributed by Cathy Faye In , physician and Enlightenment thinker Julian Offray de la Mettrie wrote a small but powerful book arguing that the soul, the human will, and consciousness were all reducible to bodily processes. According to La Mettrie, "The human body is a machine which winds its own springs." La Mettrie’s L’homme machine.

      The following is a continuation of the book review of Histoire Naturelle de l’Ame, a book published in by Julien Offray de La Mettrie.. Some passages by La Mettrie remind us of the book Ontology of Motion, which argues that Lucretius accentuated that motion is an attribute of matter.. The most important repercussion of this is that motion is natural and does not require gods, spirits. Julien Offray de la Mettrie, best known as the author of L’Homme machine, appears as a minor character in most accounts of the Enlightenment. But in this intellectual biography by Kathleen Wellman, La Mettrie—physician-philosophe—emerges as a central figure whose medical approach to philosophical and moral issues had a profound influence on the period and its : Kathleen Wellman.


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Julien Offray de La Mettrie has 66 books on Goodreads with ratings. Julien Offray de La Mettrie’s most popular book is Man A Machine. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Julien Offray de La Mettrie () was a French physician and philosopher of the Enlightenment.

He wrote other works such as The Hedonist Alternative: "Anti-Seneca" and Other Texts,The Wisdom of Pleasures: "The School of Voluptuousness" and "The Art of Enjoyment",Carnal Philosophy: Ethics, Aesthetics, and Erotics, etc. He explains, “If there is a God, He is the Author of nature as well /5(8).

Early life. La Mettrie was born at Saint-Malo in Brittany on Novemand was the son of a prosperous textile merchant. His initial schooling took place in the colleges of Coutances and Caen. After attending the Collège du Plessis in Paris, he seemed to have acquired a vocational interest in becoming a clergyman, but after studying theology in the Jansenist schools for some years.

La Mettrie's provocative presentation of his materialist thought in a book titled "Man, a Machine" left him typecast as an eccentric or worse.

Few people read all the other things he wrote. Wellman took on this task and has delivered an appreciation [though not an uncritical one] of his whole corpus/5. Julien Offroy de la Mettrie’s Man a Machine is a philosophical discussion of the nature of man, free will, and life itself.

Mettrie expands on the ideas of several other philosophers before him. Preview this book» What people are Man a Machine Julien Offray de La Mettrie, Frederick II (King of Prussia) Full view - Man a Machine Julien Offray de La Mettrie, Julian Offray Full view.

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Philosophy and science -- France -- History -- 18th century. Materialism. Philosophy and science. France. La Mettrie, Julien Offray de -- 8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Julien Offray De La Mettrie MAN A MACHINE Gryphon Editions 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Birmingham, AL Gryphon Editions Fine.

Leather bound, Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin Rating: % positive. Man a Machine Page 69 of Open Court classics Open court paperback: Author: Julien Offray de La Mettrie: Editor: Gertrude Carman Bussey: Translated by: Gertrude Carman Bussey, Mary Whiton Calkins: Edition: reprint: Publisher: Open Court, ISBN:Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

Julien Offray de la Mettrie, best known as the author of L’Homme machine, appears as a minor character in most accounts of the Enlightenment. But in this intellectual biography by Kathleen Wellman, La Mettrie—physician-philosophe—emerges as a central figure whose medical approach to philosophical and moral issues had a profound influence on the period and its : Kathleen Wellman.

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25,Saint-Malo, Fr.—died Nov. 11,Berlin), French physician and philosopher whose Materialistic interpretation of psychic phenomena laid the groundwork for future developments of behaviourism and played an important part in the history of modern Materialism.

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Julien Offray de La Mettrie; L’homme machine; Leyden: Elie Luzac, The first English translation was in ; a second edition published in London in. It also includes translations of other works by La Mettrie that have never before been translated into English.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Julien Offray de La Mettrie (La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, ) An online book about this author is available, as is a Wikipedia article.

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As a classic of the French Enlightenment, L’Homme Machine has in the past been of equal interest to students of philosophy, science, and literature. The present edition offers the first established text, with extensive notes. In his introduction, Dr. Vartanian discusses La Mettrie’s thesis, its sources, the place of the man-machine idea in the development of La Mettrie’s materialism, and Cited by: 7.

La Mettrie was a physician and philosopher who became famous in his time for a little book he penned in called L’homme machine. In English it is called “Machine Man’. In the pages of Machine Man La Mettrie took Cartesian Dualism apart.La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, ,Bussey, Gertrude Carman, ,Calkins, Mary Whiton,tr,Frederick II, King of Prussia,   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of L'homme machine, Oeuvres philosophiques, Textes choisis, Histoire naturelle de l'ame, Traité de la petite verole, Essai sur l'esprit, et les beaux-esprits, De la volupté, Œuvres philosophiques de Monsieur de La Mettrie Written works: Man a Machine, L' homme-plante, Man a Machine.

Translated from the French of the Marquiss d'Argens.