Nature

Human Nature

The focal point of this paper is to evaluate and analyze Human nature, its physical aspect, its mental aspect and the mind/body combination in views of philosophers and thinkers of various religion and sects. It can stated that fundamental subsistence and nature of a human in the context of physical, mental and from the perspective …

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Human Nature by Montaigne

Michel de Montaigne or simply Montaigne was an influential writer and essayist of the Renaissance in France. His works “Les Essais” are famous because he was the first one to invent the genre of “essay. ” Montaigne’s major subject in his writings was the characterization of human nature. Montaigne said: “The most beautiful lives, to …

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The Nature of Sociobiology and the Nurture of an Understanding of Social Behaviour

In the article Dale Lott reviews ‘Sociobiology: Beyond Nature/Nurture? ’ edited by George Barlow and James Silverberg. In particular, the author provides overview of sociobiology, its criticism and support, key ideas and assumptions. The edition contains 21 insightful essays written brilliantly by distinguished scholars. Their presentations are effective, valid and informative. Some essays offer philosophical …

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How Nature Nurtures Nurture: Evolutionary Accounts of Culture

In the article “How Nature Nurtures Nurture: Evolutionary Accounts of Culture” David Kreiner offers critical review of ‘Evolution and Culture: A Fyssen Foundation Symposium’ edited by Stephen Levinson and Pierre Jaisson. In particular, Kreiner discusses cultural evolution, the barriers between the human and biological, evolution and culture, etc. Human behavior is influenced by both biological …

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Hume on Human Nature

David Hume was a Modern Philosopher. Naturally, this means that his thought and thought process during the period of Modern Philosophy. This is why it is important to first discuss, albeit briefly the character of Modern Philosophy in order to grasp what Hume is telling us. Modern Philosophy came after Medieval Philosophy; metaphysics dominated the …

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Human nature

Human nature is often described as a major description of how human behavior dictates the ways by which humans react to the things that are happening to them everyday. Usually, psychologists obviously notice how the environment, particularly the events in the society affect the lives of the people as well as with their behavior. Through …

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