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Being Human

Historical Knowledge and the Creation of Human Nature

Being Human( )
Author: Smith, Roger
ISBN:978-0-231-14166-6
Publication Date:Sep 2007
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $50.00
Book Description:

Challenging commonly held biological, religious, and ethical beliefs, internationally well known historian of science Roger Smith boldly argues that human nature is not some "thing" awaiting discovery but is active in understanding itself. According to Smith, "being human" is a self-creation made possible through a reflective circle of thought and action, with a past and a future, and studying this "history" from a range of perspectives is fundamental to human self-understanding....
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.96 x 8.74 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.094 Pounds



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