Ideas of Human Nature - An Historical Introduction

Author(s): Roger Trigg


Ideas of Human Nature, now revised and updated in this second edition, presents twelve of the most influential Western thinkers on the topic of human nature. Roger Trigg examines the thinkers in their historical context and discusses their relevance to contemporary controversies.The issues covered include perennial philosophical problems: the connection between mind and body; life after death; the role of reason; free-will and determinism; the relationship between the individual and society; and the problem of relativism.Including new chapters on Locke and Kant, this book is an accessible and key text for anyone interested in the theories that have altered the course of human history, and continue to impact on our lives today.


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  • : 9780631145349
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Limited
  • : Wiley-Blackwell
  • : 0.305
  • : July 1988
  • : --- length: - '22' width: - '14' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

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  • : Roger Trigg
  • : Paperback
  • : 128
  • : 208