|Life: systems that have at least the following characteristics are alive metabolism, energy input and output, reproductive capacity, adaptation to environmental changes while maintaining the system's own stability. See also systems, bodies._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Life/Kant/Schulte: Kant’s philosophy knows no death, no life, no procreation (sexuality) - the basic of life must be different, because reason has nothing to do with sexuality.
Life/sense/Kant: the question "What is life" fails fundamentally when faced to the question "Who am I?". - I can never be entirely an object for myself - from the freedom of the subject follows that a reasonable person would be accepted as the ultimate end - the same would be ridiculous when I was alone; and everyone would be for himself. - This solipsism is unavoidable even for Kant._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
I Günter Schulte Kant Einführung (Campus) Frankfurt 1994
Externe Quellen. ZEIT-Artikel 11/02 (Ludger Heidbrink über Rawls)
Volker Gerhard "Die Frucht der Freiheit" Plädoyer für die Stammzellforschung ZEIT 27.11.03