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Human nature : fact and fiction

Author: Robin Headlam Wells; Johnjoe McFadden
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of various perspectives on human nature by ten leading writers, scientists and academics. This book attempts to bridge the gulf between the sciences and humanities. It is aimed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Headlam Wells; Johnjoe McFadden
ISBN: 0826485456 9780826485458 0826485464 9780826485465
OCLC Number: 224494231
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 200 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Is human nature written in our genes or in our books? --
Can science and literature collaborate to define human nature? --
What has biology got to do with imagination? --
Do we need a theory of human nature to tell us how to act?
Responsibility: edited by Robin Headlam-Wells and Johnjoe McFadden.
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