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The ascent of man : a philosophy of human nature

Author: James F Harris
Publisher: New Brunswick : Transaction Publishers, 2012.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James F Harris
ISBN: 9781412847605 1412847605
OCLC Number: 794930379
Description: xiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: theories of human nature --
The cluster theory of human nature --
The natural world and human nature --
Human biology and human nature --
Human experience and human nature --
"Supernatural" experience and human nature --
Material culture and human nature --
The human brain and human nature --
Human society, human culture, and human nature --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: James F. Harris.

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