In the text of Arnold Gehlen, Man: his nature and place in the world, it is highlighted the role that technological production plays for the individual, as compensation for his biological deficiency and support needed for a better adaptation to environment.
Maria Teresa Pansera is Professor of Moral philosophy at the University of Rome. She has studied the German philosophical anthropology of the twentieth century and more recently she has been addressing issues of bioethics, body manipulation and the position of man in the biosphere. Among her publications: Il paradigma antropologico in Arnold Gehlen (Roma 2003); L’eredità di Hannah Arendt. A cento anni dalla nascita (Babelonline/print 2007); Pensare il bios (Babelonline/print 2008); Etica e filosofia pratica (Milano 2010); Tecnica (Napoli 2013).