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Unformatted text preview: also states that as a civilized society we use violence only on criminals and that the law is not able to prosecute the more careful, and smaller aggression of man which can sometimes be just as evil. Freud also introduces the restrictions set forth by civilization to control the aggressive inclinations of Man (used in the plural sense). Freud's argument is comprised of factually correct statements ( for his time ). His premises are accepted by many leading Psychologists' today. However the notion that Man is innately evil does not sit well with me and probably not with most optimists, such as myself. His argument's conclusion is well supported and his premises meet the conditions of a deductive argument with relevance and grounds. This argument can be understood as a dedu T...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2011 for the course PHIL 1100 taught by Professor Pelham during the Spring '11 term at York University.
- Spring '11