Nature and Culture as Human Spaces

  • Thomas Storck independent scholar
Keywords: culture, horizon, nature, Kulturphilosophie, Viik, world

Abstract

Using Tõnu Viik's statement of the relationship between philosophy and culture as a framework, after discussing both nature and world, I investigate how culture affects the ways human beings live in nature and the world, then the implications of living in culture for philosophy and human knowledge, and finally the philosophy of culture, what it is or might be and its place as a focal point for a philosophical understanding of human life and activity

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Published
2015-09-23
How to Cite
Storck, T. (2015). Nature and Culture as Human Spaces. Studia Philosophica Estonica, 8(1), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.12697/spe.2015.8.1.02
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