The efforts and intentions to broadly integrate empirical sciences with philosophical queries into the nature and goals of “man” that in some sense began with Kant and Herder and culminated in the German school of Philosophical Anthropology in the mid-20th century will be examined from both historical and systematic perspectives at a major international, interdisciplinary conference entitled Philosophical Anthropology Reviewed and Renewed to be held at the University of Notre Dame from May 6 to 9 (2005). Conference speakers will consists of leading figures from both philosophy and the empirical sciences.

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