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Who Are We?: Theories of Human Nature
What is our nature? What is this enigma that we call human? Who are we? Since the dawn of human history, people have exhibited wildly contradictory qualities: good and evil, love and hate, strength and weakness, kindness and cruelty, aggressiveness and pacifism, generosity and greed, courage and cowardice. Experiencing a sense of eternity in our hearts--but at the same tim ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 1st 2005 by Oxford University Press, USA
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A decent survey of philosophies of human nature. I would have preferred a more objective survey with less of the author's "I" sprinkled into chapters he felt more strongly about. Also the repetition of certain quotes reminded me at several points that the author may have several leanings in what I was hoping to be a level playing field of review.