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This book explores the metaphysical underpinnings of theories of human nature, personhood, and the self the coverage of the work is broad in scope, moving from the pre-socratics to postmodernism, critically assessing what transpired during the intervening 2500 year period, with a special focus on. General introduction to the philosophy of history namely, human nature in speaking of human nature we mean something permanent all that remains for this. Aristotle already by the introduction cosmic problems: essays on greek and roman philosophy of nature aristotle's debt to the 'natural philosophy.
Introduction to philosophy by we can also apply the critical focus of philosophy to any human concern experience and nature, p 398 12 introductory. Philosophy and the science of human nature (phil 181) professor gendler explains the interdisciplinary nature of the course: work from philosophy, psychology. 3-3-1988 philosophy and the science of human nature pairs central texts from western philosophical tradition (including works by plato, aristotle, epictetus, hobbes, kant, mill, rawls, and nozick) with recent findings in. Perennial issues in philosophy of human nature and social/political philosophy will be approached from an africana perspective, and may include the ontological status of race, the nature of racism, the relation between race and personal identity, contemporary race relations, global feminism and the existence of a distinctly african philosophy. He argues that human beings are not naturally social or political, that the state of nature is a state of war, and that we must self-consciously create a government that is based on mutual consent and that presupposes a fundamental equality among its members.
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Western philosophy: western philosophy, history of western philosophy from its development among the ancient greeks to the present this article has three basic purposes: (1) to provide an overview of the history of philosophy in the west, (2) to relate philosophical ideas and movements to their historical background. Philosophy of the human person is a three  unit course which introduces students to the philosophical method and inquiry leading to the investigation of the. Philosophy of education is a label applied to the study of the purpose, process, nature and ideals of education it can be considered a branch of both philosophy and education it can be considered a branch of both philosophy and education.
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