Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to Ludwig von Feuerbach (1804–1872), German philosopher and anthropologist.

Etymologies

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Feuerbach +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Nevertheless, there are Feuerbachian themes that will later prove distinctive: the notion that every self is driven by an inexorable desire to unite with another; that this desired relation of an I with a Thou leads to the apprehension of the species concept, that this species concept is reason, or, in the case of

    Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach

  • If you think something is a good fiction -- as, for instance, I think Feuerbachian atheism or Neo-Gnosticism is good fiction -- then there's no clear sense in which there is any cheating going on if we dabble in it in our expressions and lives, unless we are being hypocritical about what we are doing, i.e., unless we are trying to make people believe that we believe it.

    Respecting Beliefs

  • It is no desire of mine to scoff at the Schopenhauerian, Feuerbachian notions working in Wagner's brain when he planned the _Ring_, and wrote its finest music; in art -- as in business, if it comes to that -- one judges by results and results only.

    Richard Wagner Composer of Operas

  • The left with its Feuerbachian scientism has shown itself unable to study the anthropology of religion.

    Darwiniana

  • This Feuerbachian idea, which is found in Ludwig's Essence of Christianity, needs to understood I think to get a proper idea of what Karl was on about with his Opium of the people thing.

    Anarkismo.net

  • The Feuerbachian outcome to all that on the left was left stranded with a cultural paperbag of nothing much, thus the resurgence of fundamentalism.

    Darwiniana

  • For Marx's critique of Feuerbachian materialism see The German Ideology, in

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • It is no desire of mine to scoff at the Schopenhauerian, Feuerbachian notions working in Wagner's brain when he planned the Ring, and wrote its finest music; in art ” as in business, if it comes to that ” one judges by results and results only.

    Richard Wagner

  • "I believe that Stirner's book was in fact at least in part an attack on Marx who was at that time a Feuerbachian.

    Anarkismo.net

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