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Is there a human nature?
*nature vs. nurture
*ability to empathize?
*no nature, just imitation
*is there a nature that is uniquely human?
*human nature-rational thought, planning, thinking
*dogs, monkeys have a sense of fairness-a moral concept
*animal behavior does not necessarily translate into feelings
*genocide-result of dehumanization
*nature vs. nurture-a false dichotomy
*it’s in our nature to nurture ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course PHIL Philosophy taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Oglethorpe.
- Spring '11