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The philosophy of human nature.

George Peter Klubertanz

The philosophy of human nature.

by George Peter Klubertanz

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Published by Appleton-Century-Crofts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Man

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD31 .K57 1953
    The Physical Object
    Pagination444 p.
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6133614M
    LC Control Number53006357
    OCLC/WorldCa374497

      Dialectics of Human Nature in Marx's Philosophy A scholarly exploration of Marx's thought without any favorable or critical ideological agendas, this book opposes the compartmentalization of Marx's thought into various competing doctrines, such as historical materialism, dialectical materialism, and different forms of economic : CreateSpace Publishing. Hume conceived of philosophy as the inductive, experimental science of human nature. Taking the scientific method of the English physicist Sir Isaac Newton as his model and building on the epistemology of the English philosopher John Locke, Hume tried to describe how the mind works in acquiring what is called knowledge.

    Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy) by Machan, Tibor R. and a great selection of related books, art .   A strange thing is happening in modern philosophy: many philosophers don’t seem to believe that there is such a thing as human nature. What makes this strange is that, not only does the new attitude run counter to much of the history of philosophy, but – despite loud claims to the contrary – it also goes against the findings of modern science.

    Philosophy of Human Nature In this course, we will develop our own philosophical response to the question, what is a human being? Now, there are many different answers you might give, if you’re a scientist, religious believer, anthropologist, psychologist, sociologist, economist, moralist or historian: You might say that we’re a bunch of. David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature by David Hume, reprinted from the Original Edition in three volumes and edited, with an analytical index, by L.A. Selby-Bigge, M.A. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ).


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